Drugs smuggled from Dubai seized

Drugs smuggled from Dubai seized

News Fist reported that the Excise Department officials have seized 200 kg of drugs in Puttalam.

Excise Commissioner, Ariyadasa Bodaragama told reporters that the drug haul was seized yesterday (6).

4 suspects were arrested while transporting 100 kilos each of the 2 narcotics that were hidden in the engine of a truck, he added.

Excise department officials had received intelligence information that it was to be smuggled into Sri Lanka by sea.

200 kg of drugs, including heroin and ICE, valued at between Rs 2.5 and 3 billion were seized in the operation.

This is the largest haul seized by the Excise Department to date.