Two Chinese women arrested with illicit cigarettes

Two Chinese women arrested with illicit cigarettes

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Two Chinese women, who have brought cartons of foreign cigarettes to Sri Lanka illegally, have been arrested at the Katunayake International Airport by the Police Narcotic Bureau.

The two women arrived in the island by a flight belonging to a Chinese airline. The customs officers says the value of the cigarette cartons they have brought is around 666,000 rupees.

The two culprits were apprehended when they were checked at the exit door. The cigarette cartons were hidden among clothes. The two women will be produced before the Minuwangoda courts.