Over 15 mn imported narcotic tablets seized in Colombo port

Over 15 million tablets of a narcotic substance have been seized from a freight container at the Colombo Port.

Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said the tablets were discovered following a raid carried out by the officials of the Police Narcotics Bureau and the Sri Lanka Customs.

Police said the value of this large haul of tablets has not been estimated as yet and added this variety of drugs that had been brought in high dosage cannot be imported to the country.

The freight container had reached the Colombo Port from India bound to Libya.