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A Pakistani, who is alleged to have had in his possession some 6,000 tablets of Rivotril, was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport by officers of the Customs narcotic control unit. These tablets valued at Rs.300,000 are used in treating mental patients but is also rumoured to be used by students.

The Customs media spokesman said the Pakistani had arrived this morning from Muscat in an Oman Airways flight.(DS)

  Comments - 9

  • HK Sunday, 14 July 2013 07:36 AM

    Ele ele arrest all smugglers locally also..

    Lankan Sunday, 14 July 2013 08:35 AM

    Rivotril is a simple drug which is used to control Epilepsy or Seizures (i.e. Fits).....!!!!

    Bob Sunday, 14 July 2013 09:03 AM

    Don't worry. After you ink the deal with Pakistan for nuclear energy for which they are not at all experts, you will find, terror,drugs and all kinds of shit in your backyard. Good luck SL

    ikram Sunday, 14 July 2013 01:37 PM

    Why this treatment for our Pakistani brothers? They are here to trade and spread the best religion. Why are they being harrassed by Sri Lankans? They love Sri Lankan people and Sri Lankan culture.

    M.O.A. Careem Sunday, 14 July 2013 04:03 PM

    bad is bad to all......

    Grace Sunday, 14 July 2013 04:42 PM

    Do not destroy the tablets. we will need more in future.

    Fusion Sunday, 14 July 2013 05:26 PM

    I guess 'Rivotril' has a 'recreational' use among some people.

    Yehiya Sunday, 14 July 2013 08:33 PM

    It can use for sleep walkers

    shihan Monday, 15 July 2013 01:40 AM

    Useful tablets for our politicians.......

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