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Pakistani couple arrested with heroin

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 26, 2018 19:17

Pakistani couple arrested with heroin

The Police Narcotics Bureau at the Katunayake International Airport has apprehended two Pakistan nationals, a man and a woman. They had arrived at the Airport from Lahore after swallowing heroin capsules last afternoon.
The Office of the Police Media Spokesman said that the suspects were admitted to the Negombo General Hospital. So far, 35 heroin capsules have been found from the stomach of the woman and none from the male suspect.The weight of recovered heroin so far is around 350 grammes which valued at around 4.2 million rupees.
The woman suspect had arrived in Sri Lanka six times during last year and this year. The Police Media Spokesman’s office said that the male suspect had arrived in Sri Lanka for the first time.The suspects were due to be produced before the Negombo Magistrate today and secure a seven day detention order.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 26, 2018 19:17