A Kenyan national was arrested by the officers of Narcotic Control Unit of Sri Lanka Customs with 50 cocain contained pills in his abdomen.
The suspect (39) was arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake around 10.30 a.m. yesterday (31) on an Emirates flight EK650 from Kenya.
The arrested suspect was examined by the body scanning machine at the airport premises and it was observed that the suspect had hidden something suspicious in his abdomen.
Upon further questioning, the suspect admitted that he had hidden cocaine-containing pills in his abdomen. It was observed that about 50 pills containing such drugs were hidden in the suspect’s abdomen, out of which 06 pills containing the drug were taken out by the suspect at the airport.
Subsequently, the suspect and the pills were handed over to the Police Narcotic Bureau by the officers of the Narcotics Control Unit of Sri Lanka Customs for further investigations. It is reported that 15 more pills have been taken out so far.