Lankan national arrested in Tiruchi smuggling gold worth millions

Lankan national arrested in Tiruchi smuggling gold worth millions

Lankan national arrested in Tiruchi smuggling gold worth millions

Written by Staff Writer

20 Jul, 2015 | 12:41 pm

A Sri Lankan national has been arrested by the customs authorities at the international airport in Tiruchi after he was found smuggling over one kilogramme of gold.

Indian media reported that he landed in Tiruchi from Colombo on Sunday, July 19, evening. Officials at the airport grew suspicious of the manner in which he was walking and detained him for questioning.

Inquiries revealed that he had concealed the gold in various shapes with a weight of  1,070 grammes and value of Rs. 2.8 million.

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