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* Nine Iranians transporting 100 kg of heroin arrested in Sri Lanka's southern coast
Sun, Mar 24, 2019, 11:14 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy said nine Iranian nationals were arrested while transporting over 100 kilograms of heroin in a multi-day trawler off the southern coast of Sri Lanka today (24).

Police Special Task Force (STF) officers have conducted the raid with the assistance of the Navy.

When the trawler was raided the suspects have ripped the heroin packages and thrown over 50 kilograms of the drugs into the sea, the Navy said.

 

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