Large haul of heroin nabbed at BIA

5 November 2013 10:37 am - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A person carrying a foreign diplomatic passport was arrested today at the Bandaranaike International Airport with more than 30 kilogrammes of heroin, the Customs said.

The contraband was in a diplomatic bag according to initial reports. It is estimated to be more than Rs. 300 mn in value.

Investigations are continuing to ascertain the exact value and weight of the detection

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  Comments - 7

  • citizen silva Wednesday, 06 November 2013 05:07 AM

    Economic benefits of CHOGAM

    Hose Mouth Aluthgama Wednesday, 06 November 2013 04:22 PM

    He will get life the haul will be back in the market very soon.

    Sujee Wednesday, 06 November 2013 01:34 AM

    These detected heroin go to the Government Analyst Department, and then from the backdoor, go to the same dealer and to the market. This is the truth of Heroin detection in Sri Lanka.

    Janaki Kalansuriya Tuesday, 05 November 2013 11:00 AM

    What's the use of all these detection when we are yet to learn of the masterminds and financiers of the previous largest haul? If locals are not involved, there will be speedy resolve to this detection.

    asoka Tuesday, 05 November 2013 11:27 AM

    What happened to the container load of heroin...?...DM you published that tell us what is happening to that 250 Kg of heroin...? Who brought it into SL...?

    Shenesh Tuesday, 05 November 2013 11:40 AM

    must hang him

    idroos Wednesday, 06 November 2013 02:49 AM

    NO must make rot in the prison and hang him .Take him around to the various drugs addicts rehabilitation centres and make im witness the suffering adddict go thru like the saudis do for him to realize what rotten guy is he.

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