It has gone viral that this drug baron has had very close relations with former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.
Police Narcotics Bureau has revealed that the suspect has sent seven container-loads of drugs to the country from 2009 to 7th July, 2014 containing 750 to 1000 kilograms of drugs. He pretends to be a high-class entrepreneur in Malaysia while in Sri Lanka he appears as a film producer.
Heroin sent in containers with machinery, furniture has been distributed in Sri Lanka by local agents Mohammed Hamsa and Ahamed Sabrik Naijudeen who were arrested last year. Already more than 20 persons involved in the racket have been arrested said the police spokesman.
Many in Mahinda Rajapaksa’s government were accused of smuggling in heroin and ethanol and there were reports that the Prime Minister of Mahinda Rajapaksa regime D.M. Jayaratna interfered to get one container with heroin released from Customs.