Cat That Got Detained For Smuggling Drugs Has Escaped A High-Security Prison In Sri Lanka

A cat that got detained for smuggling drugs has escaped a high-security prison in Sri Lanka, confirmed authorities.

The cat was detained for trying to smuggle drugs, a cellphone chip, and SIM cards.

According to reports, the feline was detected by jail intelligence officials on Saturday at the high-security Welikada Prison.

Authorities found nearly 2 grams of heroin around the neck of the cat in a small plastic back.

2 SIM cards and a memory chip were also found by the authorities.

However, on Sunday (August 2, 2020) the cat managed to escape a prison room where it was being kept.

Authorities did not release a statement about the incident.

The prison had also reported an increase in incidents of people throwing small packets of drugs, cellphones, and phone charges over the walls in recent weeks.

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