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ONE PERSON ARRESTED WITH 1144 PREGAB PILLS AND 310 TRAMADOL-X 225 (APPLE) TABLETS

Coast Guard personnel of Panadura with Officers of the Police Operations Branch Officers, accompanied by the National Medicine Regulatory Authority carried out a raid on 30th October 2017 in a pharmacy at Morohonthuduw, Wadduwa and arrested a pharmacist with 1144 pills of PREGAB 150mg whilst being sold without prescription of a medical officer. A stock of 310 tablets of TRAMADOL-X 225mg (APPLE), which is an illegal drug in Sri Lanka, were also recovered from the same spot. Arrested person with Drugs were handed over to Morohonthuduwa Police for further investigation legal action.