The stock of cocaine seized from Colombo Harbour is said to be the biggest such stock seized in South Asia say police.
The market value of the stock of 800 kilograms of cocaine seized from Colombo Harbour is about Rs.12000 million stated DIG Ajith Rohana at a press conference held at Police Headquarters.
The chip containing the stock of cocaine has sailed from Ecuador to Belgium, Saudi Arabia and had reached Colombo Harbour yesterday (8th) on its way to India.
When Police Narcotics Bureau received information regarding the stock of cocaine the containers were searched on a warrant received from Court. The stock of cocaine was found hidden in a container of teak timber.