Oct 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake have arrested a Pakistani national, who was attempting to smuggle in a stock of heroin.
The 39-year-old suspect has arrived on a flight from Lahore. The officers have found 2 kg and 426 g of heroin concealed in a false bottom of the suspect’s luggage. The heroin stock was said to be worth about Rs. 30 million.
The PNB at the Katunayake Airport are conducting further investigations. The suspect is to be produced before the Negombo magistrate court today (13).