Passenger arrested at BIA with heroin, ice and hashish

The Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) arrested a passenger at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake with heroin, ice and hashish.

The passenger was arrested while attempting to smuggle the items into the country.

A resident of Kankesanthurai, the passenger had arrived from Chennai when he was detained by officers of the Police Narcotics Bureau at the airport.

The PNB said the suspect had in his possession 320 grams of heroin, 52 grams of ice and 230 grams of hashish. (Colombo Gazette)