4,960 Ecstasy pills worth Rs. 24.80 Mn seized by Airport Customs

4,960 Ecstasy pills worth Rs. 24.80 Mn seized by Airport Customs

4,960 Ecstasy pills worth Rs. 24.80 Mn seized by Airport Customs

Written by Zulfick Farzan

11 Aug, 2020 | 6:33 pm

Colombo (News 1st); Customs at the Katunayake Airport detected a total of 4,960 Ecstasy pills or Methamphetamine Pills couriered to Sri Lanka from the Netherlands.

The illegal pills are valued at around Rs. 24.8 Million, said officials adding they were concealed in false-walls of a cardboard carton containing ready-made garments.

Customs said the parcel was addressed to an individual living in Colombo 15 adding the pills were handed over to the Police Narcotic Bureau for investigations.

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