The haul of Heroin seized at Orugodawatta increases to 250 kilograms - Value of drugs seized 2.5 billion rupees

Saturday, 31 August 2013 - 8:20


 Sri Lanka customs states that the haul of Heroin brought to Sri Lanka from Pakistan has increased to 250 kilograms.


This haul of Heroin was seized at Customs Clearance when the Police Drug Unit carried out a raid.


This haul of drugs is believed to be the largest haul confiscated in South Asia.


The drugs were seized while being hidden in a container that was carrying Grease Tins.


Speaking to our news team, the director of the revenue monitoring unit of the customs, Mali Piyasena stated that the value of the drugs seized in excess of 2.5 billion rupees.


The Pakistani national who sent the container to Sri Lanka and 3 other Sri Lankans have currently been arrested.