Person arrested with foreign cigarettes at the airport

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 - 15:25


A person has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport, with 10,200 cigarettes imported to the country illegally.

The suspect, a 23-year-old resident of Wellampitiya, was arrested during the raid carried out by the Airport Drugs eradication Unit of the Police Narcotics Bureau.

The cigarettes were found hidden in the luggage of the suspect who arrived from Dubai last night.