Businessman nabbed with Ice worth Rs. 30M

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 10:02 AM Dec 5 2021
Local Businessman nabbed with Ice worth Rs. 30M

A 43-year-old businessman has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport while attempting to smuggle in 1.5 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine, commonly known as ‘Ice’.

The suspect, identified as a resident of Grandpass, arrived from Chennai, India yesterday (04), and had concealed the contraband inside milk powder boxes.

The seized narcotic is estimated to be valued at nearly Rs.30 million, officials said.

Both, the suspect and the seized drugs have been handed over to the Police Narcotics Bureau.


Rebecca Pavey | Published: 10:02 AM Dec 5 2021

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