AN INDIVIDUAL ARRESTED WITH A STOCK OF FOREIGN CIGARETTES VALUED AT MORE THAN SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND RUPEES

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 - 14:34

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The Police Anti-Narcotics Bureau has taken into custody at the Katunayake Airport an individual with a stock of foreign cigarettes valued at more than Rs. 612,000.

The person arrested thus was a 23 year old resident in Wellampitiya – Colombo.

He had gone to Dubai expecting employment and returned to the island two months later, yesterday. It is reported that he had hidden the foreign cigarettes in a cardboard box and tried to smuggle them into the country.

The suspect is scheduled to be produced for the Negombo Magistrate’s Court on Friday. 





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