Individual found with $85,000 in luggage arrested at BIA

Individual found with $85,000 in luggage arrested at BIA

Individual found with $85,000 in luggage arrested at BIA

Written by Staff Writer

01 Jul, 2015 | 11:51 am

An individual was arrested July 1 morning at the Katunayake Airport for attempting to illegally take foreign stock funds worth more than Rs. 11.4 million to Singapore.

Customs Media Spokesperson Leslie Gamini said the suspect had attempted to take the illegal foreign stock funds by concealing them in his suitcase.

An American Dollar stock worth up to $ 85,000 is said to have been found in the suspect’s possession concealed in his travelling bag. The suspect is said to be a 59-year-old resident of the Rajagiriya area.

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