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Sep 01, 2017

Heroin recovered from Pakistani man’s belly

The Pakistani national who was arrested on August 26 while trying to smuggle into the country, had 37 pellets of heroin (367 grams) retrieved from his stomach, according to the Police Narcotic Bureau.

Having received the approval of the Negombo Magistrate’s Court, the Pakistani will be held at the Narcotics Bureau Headquarters in Colombo until September 4 for questioning.

The Pakistani who had arrived from Lahore, Pakistan aboard Sri Lankan Airlines flight UL 186 at 2.30 pm, was taken into custody by the Police Narcotic Bureau.