Lanka De­tains 14 For­eign­ers over $7.5m Drug Bust

The Economic Times - - Around The World -

Colombo: Sri Lanka has de­tained 14 for­eign­ers af­ter seiz­ing 110kg of heroin worth $7.5 mil­lion from an Ira­nian fish­ing trawler in the coun­try’s big­gest drug bust for nearly three years, police said on Sun­day. Ten Ira­ni­ans, two Pak­ista­nis, one In­dian and one Sin­ga­porean were re­manded in cus­tody af­ter ap­pear­ing in a mag­is­trate’s court in Colombo on Satur­day, na­tional police spokesman Ruwan Gu­nasek­era said. AFP

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