In the recent past many suspects were arrested on engaging in the drug trafficking. Due to this at present women involved in the major drug distribution activities.
Family members of underworld group leaders such as wife or his sisters engage in this criminal activity. All these heroin distribution were based in Colombo. More than 30 women engage drug distribution.
It was revealed some of these women sell 1kg heroin per day. During the time of rade these women provide financial and sexual benefits for officers, sources said.