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

10 Jan, 2017 | 9:06 am

An Iranian national  who allegedly attempted to smuggle a stock of Euros worth of Rs.28 million  has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA).

Customs Deputy Director, Parakrama Basnayake, said that the stock of Euros were taken into custody while the Iranian attempted to depart for Qatar.

Customs Officers added that the suspect had planned to depart for Qatar aboard flight QR655, scheduled to take off on the night of January 9.

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