Total weight of cocaine discovered in Peliyagoda 300 kgs

cocaine-01The total weight of the cocaine discovered from a container yard in Peliyagoda is said to be 300 kgs, the police said.

The cocaine, concealed in a sugar container, was earlier believed to be 274 kgs.

However investigations have now found that the total weight of the cocaine is 300 kgs with a street value of almost Rs. 4500 Million. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. Is Sri Lakan CID so inefficient? The customs detects large quantities of drugs, but why none of the big fish are caught? There is no way such large quantities can be imported into the country without large funding. Who is funding these imports? If the CID cannot catch these funders, the large fish then the head of CID and the secretary in charge should resign and hand the job over to a person or persons who can handle this properly.

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