A foreigner who attempted to smuggle in heroin has been taken into custody.
The Pakistani national had arrived in Sri Lanka from Dubai. He possessed Six kilograms of heroin. The suspect was arrested while leaving the airport. The contraband is estimated to have a street value of 20 million rupees. The drugs had been cleverly concealed within 21 metal wheels.
After being produced before the Negombo Magistrate, the Police were ordered to detain him for seven day and carry out the interrogation.