Value of Cocaine stock seized from Orugodawaththa to exceed Rs. 3 Billion


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The Police Media Spokesperson’s Office has issued a statement with regard to reports that the cocaine haul at the Orugodawatta container yard was seized by the Customs.

The communiqué stated that the raid was carried out by the Police Narcotics Bureau.

It also stated that out of 50 containers 21 had been released upon inspection by the Customs and the Police Narcotics Bureau had obtained a court order to inspect 34 containers.

Accordingly, information which had gone undetected at the hands of the Customs has been revealed upon the efforts by the Police Narcotics Bureau.

The stock of 219.9 kilograms of cocaine is estimated to have a face value of 3 billion rupees.

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