Chinese national arrested at Airport for trying to smuggle 200 live scorpions

Monday, 13 January 2020 - 16:25


A Chinese national has been arrested by airport customs for attempting to smuggle more than 200 live scorpions in his baggage.

The suspect is a 30-year-old man and was scheduled to fly to Guangzhou, China leaving on Sri Lankan Airlines flight UL 880 at 1.50 pm.

The Customs Officers found the scorpions while checking his baggage.

Hiru News - Sri Lanka’s number 1 TV news bulletin – @ 9.55 tonight
Sunday, 29 March 2020 - 21:08

Hiru News - Sri Lanka’s number 1 TV news bulletin – @ 9.55 tonightThis news telecast is available live on You Tube Read More

Pensions to be paid on April 2 and 3
Sunday, 29 March 2020 - 22:28

It has been decided to pay the pensions on April 2 and 3. This decision was taken at the Presidential Task Force meeting. Pensioners who cannot collect... Read More

Legal action against former MP Patali Champika for conducting a meeting disregarding health advisory
Sunday, 29 March 2020 - 22:37

Police Media Spokesperson stated that the law will be enforced against former minister Patali Champika Ranawaka who held a meeting yesterday disregarding... Read More