A Sri Lankan company executive residing in Fukuoka has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling about 1 kilogram of solid substance containing cannabis from Sri Lanka through international courier services. The suspect denies the allegations. Detected at Kitakyushu Airport, the substance was hidden in cans and is suspected to be commercially available in Sri Lanka. The police state the suspect claims the substance was for medical purposes and denies knowing about the cannabis content. Source: NHK
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