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Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 9:25
Massive export fraud detected
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Police have apprehended 542kg of intoxicating herbs in Nagalam Street, Colombo,  which were brought into the country from Zambia to be re-exported to countries such as USA and Britain as green tea.

Police Media Spokesperson's office noted that the stock of intoxicating herbs was found during a raid conducted last morning by the Police Narcotics Bureau.

An 18-year-old female and 31-year-old male suspect who have been arrested in connection to the incident are residents of Kelaniya and Wellampitiya respectively.

Investigations have revealed that the intoxicating herb is a plant species grown in Zambia. 

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