Sri Lanka Customs officials have arrested an individual who swallowed cocaine and arrived in the country, at the Bandaranaike International Airport.
The individual is a 39-year-old Kenyan national.
He arrived in the country from Dubai last morning, and during X-Ray scan at the airport a foreign object was observed in his abdomen.
Police said upon further investigation it was identified as cocaine, and 17 pills have been recovered thus far.
Further investigations are being carried out by the Police Narcotics Bureau of Katunayake.