Feb 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) unit at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) has arrested an Indian national attempting to smuggle in over a kilogram of cocaine.
Police Narcotic Bureau officers at the BIA on suspicion detained the Indian passenger who had arrived on a flight from Mumbai today.
Upon inspection of his luggage, the police had found 1 kilogram and 5 grams of cocaine meticulously concealed in his luggage. The stock of cocaine is estimated to worth Rs. 15 million.
The 34 year old suspect is to be produced before the Negombo Magistrate's court today (08).