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Comprehensive inquiries into the detection of a container with high dose tramadol pills

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 6, 2018 18:50

Comprehensive inquiries into the detection of a container with high dose tramadol pills

A freight container containing a large stock of high dose Tramadol pills has been seized at the Colombo harbour. The container had arrived from India and was planned to be taken to Libya via the Colombo Harbour.

Comprehensive inquiries are being carried out into the detection of this container with the tramadol pills.

Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said that upon information received by the officers of the Police Narcotics Bureau last evening, officials of the Police Narcotics Bureau and Customs jointly conducted a search of the containers in the Colombo Port and discovered the container with tramadol tablets. He said that a total of 585 boxes containing 15 million 225-mg tramadol tablets, were found in the container.

Preliminary investigations have revealed that the container was being transported from India through Colombo Port to Libya. The container is currently in the custody of the Customs and no suspects have been arrested. The Police Narcotics Bureau is conducting further investigations.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 6, 2018 18:50