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A Laos national was arrested with 2.623kgs of methamphetamine also known as Ice by the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) early this morning, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.

He said this was the first time that a Laos national was arrested in Sri Lanka.

The consignment which has street value of Rs. 40 million had been hidden inside a false bottom of the suspect’s luggage.

The 25-year-old suspect was identified as Xaiyavong Thongphath who had arrived in the country from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, the spokesman said.

SP Gunasekera said the suspect would be produced in the Negombo Magistrate’s Court. (Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)

 

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  • Geethaka Monday, 08 July 2019 11:26 AM

    We have become an international hub for drugs and trafficking! More stringent visa regulations, strict monitoring at airports, sniffer dogs, deterrent laws for perpetrators - all needed asap!

    SL Monday, 08 July 2019 11:37 AM

    Give this drug to those who oppose implementing death sentence and see how their life after having two three shots.It's better rather than letting those drug be poisoning our kids. Drug dealers have no fear to play in this island since all drug lords are taken cared by NGOs


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