Feb 27, 2019

Foreign woman gets life sentence over drug trafficking

A Bolivian woman arrested at the Katunayake airport with 2.615 kilograms of cocaine has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Negombo High Court.

The woman who was sentenced is 50-year-old Agrida Alvarado and the suspect had pleaded guilty.

The woman was arrested by the Sri Lanka Customs on 13.09.2016. The suspect was produced before the Police Narcotic Bureau, later.