An Iranian national was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) while trying to smuggle 400g of the popular cannabis substance known as ‘Kush’, the police said.
Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera added that the 24 year old woman, who had arrived from Doha, Qatar was arrested early morning, today (31), by the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) officers stationed at the BIA.
NB officers stated that the woman had concealed the cannabis substance in a false bottom of her luggage.
Narcotic substance popularly known as Kush that was caught by PNB officers. Pix: T.K.G. Kapila