A Chinese national has been arrested with 658 bottles of liquor illegally imported from China.
The suspect was arrested last night (11), Kollupitiya Police said.
The arrested Chinese suspect had brought the stock of liquor under the pretext of importing goods to a supermarket in Kollupitiya.
It is reported that the consignment of liquor was subtly hidden in a container truck.
Kollupitiya Police said that the suspect was arrested for importing excessive quantities and possessing liquor without a license.
The suspect is to be produced before the Fort Magistrate’s Court.