Heroin worth Rs. 30 mn detected at BIA

A Pakistani national who arrived from Doha was arrested with Rs.30 million worth heroin by the Police Narcotics Bureau at the Katunayake Airport at around 2.45 a.m. on Saturday, Police said.

Officials detected 2 Kg and 426 grams of heroin in his possession which had been concealed in a fake bottom of his luggage.

The 38-year-old suspect was to be produced before the Negombo Magistrate’s Court. “This is one of the largest heroin detections made at the Katunayake airport,” Police said.

Tthe Police Narcotics Bureau is conducting further investigations. 

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