Main suspect in major heroin smuggling operation arrested at BIA

BIA KatunayakeThe main suspect linked to a major heroin smuggling operation was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), the police said.

The suspect, a Sri Lankan, was arrested after returning to Sri Lanka from India.

Two others were also arrested today in Negombo, the police said.

So far 14 foreigners have been detained in Sri Lanka over the 110kg of heroin worth US$7.5 million seized from an Iranian fishing trawler in the country’s biggest drug bust in nearly three years.

Among those arrested are a Singaporean, 10 Iranians, two Pakistanis and one Indian. All the suspects have been remanded. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. The, muslims from Afkhanistan,Pakistan,India,Maldive andSrilanka are ruining the youngsters of Srilanka,inorder to achieve their goal of destruction of other communities.The former goverment allowed many Maldivians and Pakistanis to settle down in Dehiwala and Negombo.Now,the srilankans can see what they are doing to our country?The time arrived to fight againt these people and send them away to their countries.


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