Brazilian arrested at BIA with cocaine in capsules

A Brazilian national was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport with cocaine hidden inside capsules.

Customs Narcotic officers at the airport said that the Brazilian had consumed 45 capsules with cocaine.

The capsules were discharged and the Brazilian was admitted to the Negombo Hospital for medical attention.

The cocaine is valued at approximately Rs. 10 million. (Colombo Gazette)