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Thursday, 20 July 2017 - 10:29
A container of sugar containing 218 kilos of Cocaine brought to CWE; Three suspects arrested (video)
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A stock of cocaine was found in a container of sugar brought to CWE through a private firm.

Police confirmed that  218 kilos of cocaine were found in the container that was at the Ratmalana Economic Centre and opened last afternoon.

Initial investigations revealed that the container was brought from Brazil.

Meanwhile issuing a communiqué, the Ministry of Industries and Trade Affairs said, that tender had been called to supply sugar to the Ratmalana Economic Centre

Following a tip-off, the container was opened by the police narcotics eradication bureau yesterday.

This stock of cocaine was found packaged in approximately 10 bags.

Owners of the institution that had imported the container of sugar  are scheduled to give statements to the Police today.

This is not the first time, cocaine has been found in containers of sugar that have been brought into this country.

Meanwhile, police has found via investigations that the value of the cocaine stock found in a sugar container at a warehouse in Ratmalana is moe than Rs.3.2 billion.





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