Foreign national arrested over alleged smuggling attempt

Foreign national arrested over alleged smuggling attempt

Foreign national arrested over alleged smuggling attempt

Written by Staff Writer

04 Sep, 2016 | 3:26 pm

A Maldivian national was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport. Authorities allege that he attempted to smuggle out a stock of foreign currency.

Customs Media Spokesperson Dharmasiri Kahandawa said that the Maldivian was arrested on Sunday morning.

The stock of foreign currency is said to be worth Rs.6.7 million.  The Customs Media Spokesperson said that further investigations are being carried out.

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