Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
+91+kilos+of+cocaine+worth+Rs.+2.5+billion%2C+concealed+in+a+sugar+container%2C+seized
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 - 19:09
91 kilos of cocaine worth Rs. 2.5 billion, concealed in a sugar container, seized
111

Shares
13,336

Views
The largest haul of Cocaine ever seized in the country was discovered from Orugodawatta Container Yard today.  

The haul of narcotic had been smuggled to the country by shrewdly concealed in a container of sugar.  

The weight of the cocaine haul is 91.3 kg and the stock is worth over Rs. 2.5 billion.

The drugs were seized in a raid conducted by the Special Narcotic Raid Unit of the Ministry of Finance.  

A merchant from Colombo 11 has imported the container of sugar in which the stock of cocaine was concealed.  

The same merchant has imported sugar to this country for the last 25 years.

Following the raid, President Maithripala Sirisena and Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake visited the Orugodawatta Container Terminal Yard to inspect the seized haul of cocaine this afternoon.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
8 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
18,758 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
10,910 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
29,930 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
185 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
65,717 Views
Top