Racket re-exporting arecanut using forged documents, revealed
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has uncovered the origins of a racket of re-exporting arecanut containers imported from India back to India using forged documents.
This is according to information revealed after the arrest of a 39-year-old suspect residing in the Avissawella area.
The suspect had re-exported 23 containers of arecanuts to India without following due process and without paying any customs duty.
The suspect will be produced before the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court today and further investigations will be carried out.