Pak­istani swal­lows 75 pack­ets of heroin smug­gling at­tempt

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS - BY PRASAD MUTUKUDA

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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.

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