The Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) arrested a Philipine national at the BIA, after they received a tip off that the national was peddling drugs. Upon questioning the man had admitted to having swallowed cocaine capsules and was admitted to the Negombo national hospital.
The Police found 30 capsules of cocaine hidden within the mans body. The PNB are conducting further investigations into the incident. (Deepa Adikari)