Police Update: Cargo Intercept at Airport

On, Sunday October 2, 2016 at the Hewanorra International Airport, law enforcement officials intercepted a consignment of cargo destined for London, England.

A search of the intercepted cargo revealed several boxes/crates containing dried coconuts.

Three (3) coconuts were identified as having concealed therein, a white powdery substance suspected to be a controlled drug to wit: cocaine.

An investigation ensued which resulted in an individual being taken into police custody on Monday, October 3, 2016.