By Binoy Suriyaarachchi
The Fort Magistrate today remanded a suspect, who was nabbed while he was selling illegally imported cigarettes worth more than Rs. 2.1 million in Colpetty.
The Special Task Force (STF) arrested the suspect with 95, 400 cigarettes while he was engaged in selling the cigarettes at the Colpetty market premises last Friday (9).
The Colpetty Police have launched an investigation into the matter after the suspect had been handed over by the STF. The remanded suspect will be produced in the Fort Magistrate’s Court on 23 August.