Hashish worth Rs 1.4 million found concealed in skateboards

Hashish worth Rs 1.4 million found concealed in skateboards

April 17, 2018   05:36 pm

Customs staff attached to the airmail parcel section of General Post Office in Colombo have detected 1.4 kilograms of Hashish valued at Rs 1.4 million concealed in two skateboards today (17). 

The parcel containing the skateboards has been sent to a freelance journalist in Nugegoda area from Spain, the customs spokesman said.

The individual in question has reportedly admitted that this is his second attempt in smuggling Hashish into the country in the same manner. 

The detection was made at 12.30pm today by a Deputy Superintendent of Customs while investigations are being carried out under the direction of Deputy Director of Customs by officials of narcotics control unit. 

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