A Sri Lankan and two Indians possessing a stock of 48 kgs of "Walla-Patta" worth Rs. 38.4 million were arrested by Custom officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning.
Customs media spokesperson and legal Director Lesley Gamini said this was the largest "Walla-Patta" stock seized by the Customs so far.
He said they were attempting to smuggle the stock to Chennai in India.
The Bio Diversity Unit of the BIA is conducting further investigations.(DS)