A Maldivian national with 350 gm of heroin was arrested here on Monday at the Bengaluru International Airport (BIA) while trying to board a flight.

A press release from the Commissioner of Customs said here on Thursday that Naseer Ahmed was intercepted by CISF officials while trying to board a SriLankan Airlines flight and handed over to the Customs officials.

He was found to have concealed six packets of heroin.

Judicial custody

He was produced before a local court which remanded him in judicial custody till April 2.