Massive drug haul at BIA
The Customs Department Anti Narcotics Bureau at
Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake yesterday
arrested two Iranians with a stock of 1.8 Kg of Methamphetamine (an
abusive and harmful artificial drug white in colour and odourless)
with an estimated value of Rs 25 million, the largest drug stock
seized so far this year.
Illegal migrants remanded until August 6
Twenty eight Sri Lankans who tried to migrate to
Australia illegally were remanded until August 6 by Galle chief
magistrate S U Kalansuriya. The illegal migrants were rescued by
crew of a French ship on Sunday and handed over to the Navy.