Two Iranian caught with drugs worth Rs.250 mln

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Two Iranians who attempted to smuggle a stock of the banned drug methamphetamine worth Rs.250 million were arrested this morning. The two suspects, one aged 44 and the other 28, had arrived from Qatar. They had previously been in the country between June 20 and 22.

Police said they believed the drug might have suspect that the drug was to be sold to foreigners currently in Kandy in lieu of the Esala Perahera. (Deepa Adhikari)


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  • Surprised........... Thursday, 02 August 2012 01:05 AM

    Give them the death sentance.............as soon as possible because they were caught red handed.

    Janaki Kalansuriya Thursday, 02 August 2012 09:58 AM

    Although principally I'm against killing, these two rascals should be hung in public, the same way they do others in their country. If it hurt them, they would empathize with other nations' feelings on barbarism.

    niyaz Thursday, 02 August 2012 03:23 AM

    This curse has spread to every nook and corner in this world. Even little SL is not spared. Its time we thought seriously about bringing the death penalty for those who deal in drugs. Bad enough we are having a brain drain situation where the young are leaving for greener pastures, we don't want the rest to be zombies.

    weha Wednesday, 01 August 2012 12:50 PM

    They aren't coming to sell it by themselves most probably they are delivering it. if our people are honestly interested in putting an end to this menace they can easily learn who is behind this.
    and i personally propose to hang these fellows insides the airport itself. why waste time and money prosecuting them when they are caught red handed.

    solico Thursday, 02 August 2012 04:57 AM

    to be delivered to DS since he to be returned from singapore

    azd Thursday, 02 August 2012 05:01 AM

    What will happen to these drugs. Will it be destroyed or will some one own it?

    ceylon Wednesday, 01 August 2012 04:54 PM

    Tourism is good but the authority need to screen them very closely.

    Sonali De Silva Thursday, 02 August 2012 06:59 PM

    The quantity of drugs getting in keeps increasing because our laws are not stringent enough. Why are we afraid to follow countries like Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Middle East countries where the penalty is death?

    singing fish Thursday, 02 August 2012 07:12 PM

    Most probably they only deliver the drugs.One must investigate who are the people behind this,definitely srilankan politicians would have involved.First have thorough inquiry,then take action. No need to hang them for the actions of others.

    Em Thursday, 02 August 2012 07:07 AM

    So called behaviours of leftist powers who need to change of world orders.

    Azmi Wednesday, 01 August 2012 07:25 PM

    Sri Lanka has been identified as a transit point" used by Drug of heroin & human smuggling networks


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