Sri Lankan nabbed at BIA for attempting to smuggle gold

Sri Lankan nabbed at BIA for attempting to smuggle gold

Sri Lankan nabbed at BIA for attempting to smuggle gold

Written by Staff Writer

28 May, 2018 | 12:50 pm

Colombo (News1st) – A Sri Lankan national who attempted to smuggle a stock of gold to Chennai was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport today.

Customs Media Spokesperson, Sunil Jayarathne said 2 gold biscuits weighing 224 grams, were found in the suspect’s possession. According to Jayarathne the  2 gold biscuits are valued at over 1.3 million rupees.

The suspect is a 44 year old resident in Colombo and has been released after being charged a fine of 250,000 rupees. The Customs Media Spokesperson said that the stock of Gold was confiscated.

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