Sandalwood log pieces seized at airport

san1The Customs Department today seized sandalwood log pieces which was to be smuggled to Pakistan.

Customs officers said that three packages containing 60.3 kgs of sandalwood log pieces valued at Rs. 300,000.00 had been detained at air cargo in Katunayake today.

The packages have been handed over to the postal authorities by a person from Colombo to be sent by post.

Investigations are being carried out by the staff of the customs bio diversity, cultural and national heritage unit.