At least 28 people, including a female, participating in a DJ party at a beach hotel in Mount Lavinia, were arrested on charges of possessing narcotics.
The police made the arrests on receiving information that some of party goers were in possession of drugs including cannabis, illicit cigarettes and drugs.
They said the suspects were between the age of 20 and 35 and from different parts of the country including Dematagoda, Nugegoda, Ragama, Mount Lavinia, Buttala, Kalutara and Puttalam.
The party had gone till after midnight from 12.00 noon yesterday.
They will be produced in the Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court today.(DS)