Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Illegally+imported+foreign+liquor+and+medicines+apprehended
Friday, 13 April 2018 - 11:34
Illegally imported foreign liquor and medicines apprehended
105

Shares
12,634

Views
Special Task Force has seized a container with a stock of over 1,000 bottles of smuggled foreign liquor and illegally imported drugs at Egodawatte in Nugegoda.

The investigations found that the importer, who was arrested later, had not paid the duties for the consignment.

Meanwhile, a Chinese couple was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport while trying to smuggle in 44,600 cigarettes of various brands.

The estimated value of the haul was Rs. 2.23 million.

The Chinese national was employed at a project in Hambantota.

Sri Lanka Customs said that the suspects were released after imposing Rs. 30,000 and Rs. 20,000 fines respectively.

The illegal consignment was forfeited.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
You may also like :
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
153 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,159 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
7,182 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
18,575 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
75 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
47,716 Views
Top