A 20 year old Pakistan national has been arrested by Customs at Arrival Lounge, Bandaranaike International Airport – Katunayake yesterday with some capsules swallowed by him, suspected to be heroin.
He has arrived from Lahore via Dubai by EK 348 at 13.30 hours on June 21, 2015. He has been admitted to the Negombo Hospital under the Customs supervision. Customs officials quoting the hospital sources said that around 34 capsules had been swallowed.
Investigations are being carried out by Deputy Superintendent of Customs Nishantha Ariyapala, M.K.Udaya Gamini and Assistant superintendent of Customs MMM. Rizvi.