Three persons were arrested for selling the notorious “mawa” to 12 years old school boys of a school at Kokuvil. Following their arrest, equipment used to manufacture “mawa” and the and a stock of narcotics used to ‘charge’ “mawa” were captured from them.
A class teacher had noticed “mawa” packets in possession of students and complained through the principal to the Police. Police arrested 2 persons in the vicinity of the school and on information from them another person who produced the drugged “mawa” and sell it to the school students.
Meanwhile an Indian national was arrested with more than 235 packets of banned drugs in Point Pedro by the Point Pedro Police.