Pakistani swallows 75 packets of heroin smuggling attempt
A Pakistani traveller from Lahore who attempted to smuggle heroin into the country was arrested by the Police Narcotics Bureau in the Katunayake International Airport in the early hours of last morning.
On interrogation police found he had swallowed 75 capsules of heroin wrapped in polythene. He was referred to the Negombo General Hospital where he was X-rayed and the presence of the heroin in his stomach confirmed. Police Narcotics Bureau is conducting further investigations.