During the first six months of 2021, a total of 17,026 people were arrested on drug trafficking charges, according to Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana.
Since January 1, 2021, roughly 408 kg of heroin has allegedly been seized during raids.
During that time, 298 kilograms of Ice (Methamphetamine) and 2,166 kilograms of cannabis were also seized.
According to a police spokesman, 13 people have been charged with drug-related charges and are currently abroad.
A further 24 have received red notices, according to the DIG.