"In a shocking turn of events, the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) apprehended the Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of the Nilaveli Police Crimes Division on November 10, linking him to drug trafficking activities. At the time of the arrest, a substantial 25.81 grams of the illicit substance known as 'Ice' were found in his possession.

Facing the consequences of his alleged involvement, the Sub Inspector was promptly presented before the Trincomalee Magistrate’s Court on Saturday (11) and is currently undergoing intense questioning at the Police Narcotics Bureau. The diligent officers of the Trincomalee Unit of the Police Narcotics Bureau invoked the Criminal Procedure Code No. 125, charging the suspect sub-inspector with the transportation of 25 grams of Ice.

The arrest unfolded near a hotel situated in Alleswatta, within the Uppuveli Police Division, where the officer was apprehended while riding a motorcycle. The culmination of this arrest comes after an extensive investigation by the Police Narcotics Bureau, revealing a concerning breach of trust within the law enforcement ranks.

In response to this grave misconduct, the Trincomalee Police Superintendent took decisive action by interdicting the implicated officer on the very same day (11), emphasizing the commitment to upholding the integrity of the police force in the face of such serious allegations."

"In conclusion, the arrest of the Nilaveli Police Crimes Division OIC in connection with drug trafficking and the possession of 'Ice' sends shockwaves through law enforcement circles. The diligent work of the Police Narcotics Bureau, coupled with the swift response of the Trincomalee Police Superintendent, highlights a commitment to upholding the integrity of the police force. As the case unfolds within the legal system, this incident serves as a stark reminder of the ongoing challenges in maintaining trust and accountability within law enforcement agencies."