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Stock of smuggled cardamom seized

Mar 20, 2011 12:21:10 PM - itnnews.lk

A stock of cardamom smuggled to Sri Lanka has been  seized.

The stock was recovered in a house on the Vidyala Mawatha in Colombo 13. One hundred and ninety five kilo grammes of Cardamom worth one million rupees, was recovered. A person who was employed in Saudi Arabia has smuggled the Cardamom to Sri Lanka, concealed in boxes. The raid was carried out by OIC, anti-vice squad -Colombo north, Shantha Jayalath on a tip off to SP Palitha Siriwardena of the Colombo North Division.