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Police seeks public assistance to arrest ‘Bob Marley’

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Sri Lanka Police today (8) sought public assistance to arrest a suspect by the name of Chaminda Thabrew alias ‘Bob Marley’ who is involved in drug trafficking.

‘Bob Marley’, a resident of Malabe and Battaramulla areas. He has been identified as the one who allegedly spearheaded the trafficking operation involving over 288 kg of heroin which was unraveled by the Sri Lanka Navy and PNB on 31 August.

Details of the suspect:

Name of suspect – Kaludura Chaminda Thabrew alias ‘Bob Marley’
Age – 41 years
Addresses – No 128/09, Nisansala Mawatha, Thalahena, Malabe.
No 522/1/2, Salmal Mawatha, Udumulla, Battaramulla
NIC numbers – 198017101618/801711618V
Occupation – Multi-day vessel operator

Any information regarding the suspect can be conveyed to the following telephone numbers:

Assistant Director – Police Narcotics Bureau: 071-8592727/011-2343333-4


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