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Friday, 17 November 2017 - 13:32
A stock of raw chillies together with prohibited glyphosate seized
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A contraband of 656 kilograms of prohibited Glyphosate and 1 thousand 806 kilograms of raw chilies have been seized by the Customs this morning.

The container of illegal items was opened at the Orugodawatta container yard this morning and, it had been imported by a businessman of Ja-Ela.

Glyphosate was banned on the island after the weedicide found to have caused the unidentified kidney disease.
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