‘Ice’ worth Rs. 7.5 mn sent through parcel post | Daily News


‘Ice’ worth Rs. 7.5 mn sent through parcel post

The Police yesterday arrested a suspect with a haul of ice (crystal meth) worth Rs 7.5 million sent to Sri Lanka by post from Mexico.

The parcel had been received at the Central Mail Exchange in Colombo.

The officers of the Central Mail Exchange, Customs and Police Narcotics Bureau checked the parcel in the presence of the person who had come to collect it. The Police found 502 grams of ice inside the parcel.

The suspect (29) is a resident of Pelenwatte, Pannipitiya. The suspect was to be produced before the Maligakanda Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

Further investigations are being carried out by the Police Narcotic Bureau to apprehend another suspect.

Police said the drugs had been concealed inside a plastic appliance.

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