A massive heroin haul worth over Rs. 1000 million, was seized from a container truck at Orugodawatte today.
The customs department said that the container had arrived from Pakistan at the time it was checked.
According to customs officers the container was said to contain grease tins.
However when the tins were checked customs officers had found over 120 kg of heroin inside.
Customs Director Mali Piyasena said that a Pakistani national and another individual have been arrested so far over the incident.
This was the biggest heroin haul seized in Sri Lanka. (Colombo Gazette)