Pills worth 5lakhs nabbed at BIA | Daily News

Pills worth 5lakhs nabbed at BIA

Customs Officials at BIA arrested a Sri Lankan arrived from Malaysia while attempting to smuggle various medicines and some pills, which are said to be sex enhancement tablets yesterday evening.

According to Customs sources, these medicines are valued at Rs. 498,952.

The suspect is from Udugampola area of Gampaha and had arrived to the country by the flight no. UL 315 at around 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Further investigations into the case is conducted by the Customs officers under the guidance of Additional Director General of Customs Saman Ranawana and Director of Customs(Airport) M.A. Karunarathne.
The suspect has been  released on a penalty of Rs. 10,000 after the medicines were forfeited.


 

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