Published: June 2, 2020 6:50:58 pm
Shehan Madushanka, the Sri Lankan cricketer who was arrested final month for allegedly possessing heroin, has been further despatched to police remand until June 9, authorities stated on Tuesday.
Madushanka, 25, and certainly one of his associates had been arrested on May 23 at Pannala within the nation’s North-Western province for allegedly possessing heroin.
Police had discovered 2.7 grammes of heroin within the possession of Madushanka and a pair of.eight grammes from his good friend and accordingly the duo had been despatched to the police remand until June 2 by the Magistrate of Kuliyapitiya, the Daily Mirror web site reported.
On Tuesday, the 2 had been further remanded to police custody until June 9 for further investigations.
Madushanka’s arrest is the primary in Sri Lankan cricket historical past when a contracted participant was remanded over a drug cost.
Madushanka stormed into the worldwide scene in early 2018 with an ODI hat trick in his debut in opposition to Bangladesh.
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