Customs to destroy 22 varieties of drugs

8 May 2013 09:31 am - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A


The Customs today took action to destroy some 22 varieties of drugs imported to Sri Lanka on different occasions without the approval of the Drugs Monitoring Authority These were seized by the Custom officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport.

Rs.17 million worth of drugs had been brought here from Pakistan and India. Substandard tablets including injections used for abortions and birth control, tablets prescribed for mental patients and intoxicant tablets were found among the drugs.

Expensive drugs used in treating kidney transplant patients and cancer patients were also among the stock of drugs. Some drugs were priced as high as Rs 105, 000. Pix by Deepa Adikari






See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 7

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 
  • Justice Seeker Wednesday, 08 May 2013 10:22 AM

    best good job ever..

    nalaka Wednesday, 08 May 2013 10:27 AM

    sell them back to india

    somalatha subasingh Thursday, 09 May 2013 11:32 AM

    Its like some vultures are around a dead caucus

    Koridtuwakkuarachchi Wednesday, 08 May 2013 10:54 AM

    Who pays for these?

    ANTON Wednesday, 08 May 2013 11:09 AM

    222 VARIETIES OF CUSTOM OFFICERS......

    asoka Thursday, 09 May 2013 02:43 AM

    how many of those will vanish and will be in the market...?

    S.A.K. Makok Wednesday, 08 May 2013 12:00 PM

    Only 2 my friend....honest and dishonest !


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




“I don’t think Sri Lankans can be realistically ruled by force” -Ahimsa Wickrematunge

Twelve years after the assassination of Lasantha Wickrematunge, the founding

Decisions to be made in Sri Lanka’s hunt for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Around the world, governments are gearing up to roll out nationwide immunizat

“I am the Godfather of Russian tourists” - Udayanga Weeratunga

Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga is back in the sce

Sri Lankan migrant workers still in limbo

Sri Lanka’s migrant workers are a significant part of our economy, with the

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.