Pakistani cricket fan arrested in Lanka for possessing drugs

A Pakistani national, who was here to watch his country`s World Cup match with Sri Lanka on Saturday, has been arrested for possessing heroin, police said Wednesday.

Last Updated: Feb 24, 2011, 00:18 AM IST

Colombo: A Pakistani national, who was
here to watch his country`s World Cup match with Sri Lanka on
Saturday, has been arrested for possessing heroin, police said
Wednesday.

The man, whose name has not been revealed, was
carrying 30 mg of heroin, concealed in the collar of his
jacket, authorities said.

The Pakistani is said be to a successful businessman
with connections in country`s film industry.

PTI