Capsules found in body of foreign national in Katunayake; police reveal more

Capsules found in body of foreign national in Katunayake; police reveal more

Capsules found in body of foreign national in Katunayake; police reveal more

Written by Staff Writer

30 Apr, 2016 | 11:51 am

Twelve capsules of Heroin were allegedly discovered in the body of a Pakistani national who was arrested by officers of the Katunayake Airport Narcotics Bureau.

Police said that the suspect is currently receiving treatment at the Negombo Hospital. Police added that a seven-day detention order was handed, after he was produced before the Negombo Magistrate’s Court.

The 53-year-old Pakistani national was arrested at the Katunayake International Airport on Friday for allegedly smuggling Heroin into the country by swallowing the capsules.

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