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A 37-year-old Pakistani national who was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake last evening on charges of attempting to smuggle in 1.12 Kgs of heroin had been handed over to the Police Narcotics Bureau at (PNB) the Airport, Police said today.

The suspect, who arrived from Dubai, UAE, was arrested by the Customs officials. Police said the heroin haul was found concealed in the suspect's shoes.

He is to be produced in Negombo Magistrate's Court on Friday.

 


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  • AZAB Friday, 14 April 2017 04:17 PM

    Friday..... via DM Android App

    upali Friday, 14 April 2017 04:58 PM

    This is something unbelievable. passenger originated from uae where the strict checking & inspection take place in the airport. specially shoes too put it to the xray machine. How did he by pass all security measures. via DM Android App

    Bala Friday, 14 April 2017 05:43 PM

    Oh simple - airport or airline employee gives it after he is checked.

    Lankan Perera Friday, 14 April 2017 05:56 PM

    Bloody, How many drug dealers and tons of heroin in their possession were caught. No action or punishment. It is very hilarious and whom are we kidding.

    concern Friday, 14 April 2017 07:15 PM

    This how richer gets richer in our country!

    seqi Friday, 14 April 2017 08:22 PM

    we are kidding ourselves via DM Android App

    nazri nizar Friday, 14 April 2017 09:29 PM

    SL No 1 destination for drugs. These traffickers knows that pretty well as there will be no execution, they will escape death. When SL going to l execute the drug barons?

    Sofia Friday, 14 April 2017 09:50 PM

    Has anyone ever heard of what happens to these arrested and what happens to the drugs taken into custody. no follow up.

    loka Saturday, 15 April 2017 03:48 PM

    drugs becoming serious business in srilanka government must take action immediately

    deban Saturday, 15 April 2017 07:57 PM

    There is a legal medicinal use for these drugs. The pharmaceutical companies rather make synthetic drugs in labs. Instead of helping people who can grow these crops and sell them to the pharmaceutical companies.

    ceylon Sunday, 16 April 2017 08:33 AM

    lankan government is a drug government.former president and present oresident clearly shows it their direct involvement. via DM Android App

    ceylon Monday, 17 April 2017 08:53 AM

    pakistan making nuclear bombs but still cant stop these crimes.terrible government same as lanka. via DM Android App


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