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Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 7:27
Customs seize 1000 kg of banned Glyphosate in Peliyagoda
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Customs Officers found 1000 kilogram’s of the banned herbicide glyphosate, at Peliyagoda Customs Terminal.

the stock of glyphosate was found in a container brought into the country from India.

The stock was valued at Rs. 5 million.

In addition, 622 pairs of shoes and 520,000 'beedi' valued at Rs. 2.8 million was also found from the container.

Customs officials said that these goods had been brought under the pretext of importing thread.

540 kg of imported thread was also found in the container.
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