Cocaine worth Rs.45 m seized
A haul of cocaine worth Rs 45 million was seized
at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) by Customs officials
from a Filipino national who came from Brazil yesterday morning. The
drug smuggler travelling from Sao Paolo, Brazil to Thailand via
Doha, Qatar on flight QR 300 disembarked at the BIA as a transit
passenger around 8.30 am yesterday.
Indians nabbed with ganja
Sri Lanka Naval patrol vessels, attached to the
Northern Naval Command, arrested three Indians with 10kgs of Kerala
ganja in the seas north of Kankesanthurai on Wednesday. Navy
Spokesperson Commander Kosala Warnakulasuriya told the Daily News
that the ganja and the suspects were nabbed close to midnight.
Navy unearths haul of conch shells in Kalpitiya
Sri Lanka Naval personnel attached to the SLNS
Vijaya of the North-Western Naval Command unearthed a haul of conch
shells in Kalpitiya,Tuesday, Sri Lanka Navy Media spokesman
Commander Kosala Warnakulasooriya told the Daily News yesterday.