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* Iranian arrested at Sri Lanka Airport with 2 kg of drugs
Wed, Jan 2, 2013, 09:39 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 02, Colombo: Sri Lanka Custom officials have arrested an Iranian national with 2 kilograms of narcotics in his possession of Tuesday night at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake.

The drugs with a street value of Rs 26 million have been carefully stored inside a traveling bag with a concealed compartment, the Customs officials said.

The Iranian, who arrived at the airport last night from Doha, had attempted to smuggle a consignment of methamphetamine.

The Airport Narcotics Detection branch of Sri Lanka Customs is conducting further investigations.

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