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Last updateWed, 26 Apr 2017 9am

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The customs Department has seized 2 containers of glyphosate chemical which were imported illegally to the country.

The customs Department has seized 2 containers of glyphosate chemical which were imported illegally to the country. Sri Lankan government has banned the import of this chemical due to the reason that the specific chemical commodity is harmful to human use and creates many complications including kidney defects. The two containers consist 160 barrels of the chemical commodity with the volume of 200 liters each. A comprehensive investigation is being carried out in this regard.

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