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A container load of over 1,000 bottles of foreign liquor and illegal drugs were seized at Egodawatta in Maharagama today, police said.

They said the importer, who was arrested, had imported the consignment without paying taxes.

The container was seized by the police Special Task Force officials. 

  Comments - 12

  • Bhagya Friday, 13 April 2018 10:43 AM

    No one is there to catch the drug dealers in Rathmalana.

    Arnold Friday, 13 April 2018 11:00 AM

    Happy New year for the police people.

    Ranna Friday, 13 April 2018 11:06 AM

    wow !!! happy new year to Police Task Force ! enjoy guys

    Kingsley Wijesinhe Friday, 13 April 2018 11:09 AM

    How did the container get through Customs? Who was the officer who signed it out without checking?

    Ranjanie Friday, 13 April 2018 11:41 AM

    oh no Hela Urumaya heartland

    Brainmaster Friday, 13 April 2018 11:38 AM

    Again no names given. We WANT NAMES Who is the importer and how was the custom clearance done via DM Android App

    Sambo Friday, 13 April 2018 04:17 PM

    What a pity? This is for the people to celebrate avurudu.

    sanjeeva Friday, 13 April 2018 04:28 PM

    96% of the population in maharagama is said to be sinhala buddhists.. this maybe a 'kumanthrana' by others to bring disrespect for the sinhala ppl

    George Friday, 13 April 2018 05:23 PM

    And our Gull is good for the health?

    Buddhist Friday, 13 April 2018 05:39 PM

    Custom officers on duty at the time this container left the port should be fired immediately.

    Dee Friday, 13 April 2018 07:35 PM

    It is illegal. And whether or not proven in court, it is illegal to import liquor without proper procedure. Why is it so difficult to name the importer and the officer who gave clearance. Are you afraid that some shady lawyer will file a FR case for naming?

    Raj Friday, 13 April 2018 09:05 PM

    From the start you put papers for clearance and the goods goto the importers stores you have to feed all the customs officers and the all others in the port and even the security at the port gate. This happens in open and no one can do anything. Even you are a genuine importer. Sri Lanka customs is maybe the worst customs in the world.

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