Sri Lankan Authorities Seize 99.5kg Heroin in Kochchikade
March 13: Sri Lankan authorities have announced that the Police Narcotics Bureau has seized 99.5 kg of heroin, worth approx. 1 billion rupees, from a freight container hidden amongst a cargo of potatoes. The container, which originated from Pakistan, was seized in a raid carried out in Kochchikade, Negombo. Seven suspects of Pakistani nationality were arrested in connection to the narcotics. Further investigation into the incident is underway.
Source: News First Sri Lanka