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Friday, 07 March 2014 - 8:05
Video : UPDATE: 360 million rupees worth heroin seized in Customs yard; 4 arrested.
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The Customs says that the value of the 36 kilograms of heroin seized yesterday was 360 million rupees.

This stock of heroin had been brought to the country from Pakistan covering under hardware import.

Sri Lankan Customs Media Spokesman Lesley Gamini stated that 4 suspects have already been arrested for questioning.

He said all the suspects are residents of Colombo.

The crates in which heroin were concealed opened at the Customs Revenue and Inspection Unit at Orugodawatta this morning.




UPDATE: Friday, 07 March 2014 - 12:54 PM
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Customs apprehend 36 kilo grams of heroin imported from Pakistan

The Customs Department was successful yesterday in apprehending 36 kilogrammes of heroin imported from Pakistan.

While this apprehension took place at the container warehouse in Orugodawatta, investigations have revealed that this stock of heroin had been sent to a person of Pakistan Nationality resident in Sri Lanka.
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