Tuesday, February 12, 2019

A Person Was Arrested With 148 Cigarette Cartons Illegally Brought To Sri Lanka

Narcotic Control Unit officers attached to Airport Customs have today (12) arrested a 41 year
old person whilst attempting to smuggle 148 Cigarette cartons containing 29,600 foreign made cigarette sticks illegally to the country  at Katunayake ,Bandaranaike International Airport .

The suspect who is a resident of Minuwangoda area ,had arrived  from Dubai through Emirates flight and has hidden the stock of Cigarette cartons inside his luggage it has been revealed.

The suspect had been arrested whilst leaving through the "Green Chanel" of the Airport according to Customs.

The stock of  Cigarette sticks taken in to custody in possession of the suspect is worth around Rs.1.62 million it has been estimated.

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