Nov 24, 2016

Rs.2 b worth of cocaine seized

Customs officers at the Orugodawatta container yard have seized a stock of cocaine has been discovered inside a container from Brazil.  
The container had been registered as a shipment of sugar, reports add.
According to the police, several packages of cocaine, weighing around 200 kilograms and valued at over Rs.2 billion, were found.
The stock of drugs will be handed over to the Police Narcotics Bureau for further investigations.