Tiles turn into fags

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Customs officers today seized a haul of foreign cigarettes, believed to be worth around Rs. 9.2 million, illegally imported to the country as ceramic tiles. The container, which held the cigarettes was registered under the names of several Sri Lankan migrant workers and was opened on a suspicion by the Central Disposal Unit in Orugodawatta this morning. Pix by Kushan Pathiraja





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  • Rohan1 Thursday, 05 September 2013 01:23 PM

    But, somehow, container loads of drugs get through to the streets.

    Andrew Pitugala Thursday, 05 September 2013 01:24 PM

    Would you believe it ? It's a miracle in the miracle of Asia!!!

    CJ Friday, 06 September 2013 10:16 AM

    Well done Customs, You are brave.

    Hemish Friday, 06 September 2013 11:02 AM

    Sha. Niyamai.. Keep up the good work Customs. Lets chase all of the thieves away from our country

    Bryan Friday, 06 September 2013 11:03 AM

    Nicely done customs. Catch more and more

    Publik Abilik Thursday, 05 September 2013 10:59 AM

    So they celebrated by opening a carton or two and having a smoke?

    Anjelo Friday, 06 September 2013 11:04 AM

    Proud of Sri Lankan Customs. Ohoma Yang!

    Jagath Thursday, 05 September 2013 11:04 AM

    ollu brand cigarette.. labaai..labai..


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