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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 19:09
Update : Police say, for no reason, heroin or other narcotics seized during raids would not be released to the society.-Video
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Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said such hauls of narcotics would be sent to the government analyst first and then produced before the court.

Later the stocks are destroyed in front of a judge after legal actions are over.

The Customs seized over 100 kilograms of heroin which were concealed in the cylinders of three grinding machines imported from Pakistan yesterday.

Accordingly Police, Police Special Task Force and Customs have so far seized a total number of 203 kilograms of heroin during this year.

Meanwhile Customs Media Spokesman Lesley Gamini stated the haul of heroin seized yesterday at the Orugodawatta Container Yard have been handed over to the Police Narcotic Bureau for further investigations.



Update : Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 08:10 PM
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Value of stock of narcotics apprehended at Orugodawaththa is Rs 660 million.

The Sri Lanka Customs Authority says that the heroin haul which was seized last afternoon from the Orugodawatta container yard is worth 660 million rupees.

Over 100 kilograms of heroin was concealed inside the cylinders of three grinding machines imported from Karachi in Pakistan.

The media spokesperson of the Sri Lanka Customs Authority Lesly Gamini said that the individual who imported the heroin as well as 2 customs clearance officials have been arrested in connection to the incident.


 Update : Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 8:29
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Over 100kgs of heroin imported from Pakistan seized at Orugodawaththa


The Customs Officials seized over 100 kilograms of heroin at the Orugodawatta container yard this afternoon.

The haul of heroin was concealed inside the cylinders of three grinding machines imported from Karachi in Pakistan.



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