Police commandos arrested four persons including a coordinating secretary attached to the Finance Ministry while they were transporting narcotics, foreign liquor and cigarettes for a beach party at Mount Lavinia on Saturday evening.
The Special Task Force found 3,000 milligrams of cocaine, 4,500 milligrams of narcotic tablets, 9,470 milligrams of hashish, 9,420 milligrams of Kush cannabis, 18 bottles of foreign liquor, 400 foreign cigarettes and two swords in the possession of the suspects.
The STF found the contraband when they inspected a luxury vehicle traveling on the beach road at Mount Lavinia on suspicion, a senior STF officer said.
The STF also found a pouch which contained an official identity card of an ASP attached to the Ministerial Security Division. An ATM card belonging to the ASP was also found in the pouch.