Sri Lankan with millions of foreign currency arrested at BIA

Sri Lankan with millions of foreign currency arrested at BIA

Sri Lankan with millions of foreign currency arrested at BIA

Written by Keshala Dias

06 Jun, 2018 | 11:37 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – A Sri Lankan en route to Singapore with Rs. 47.3 million worth of foreign currency has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA).

Acting Media Spokesman of Sri Lanka Customs Vipula Minuwanpitiya said the suspect was apprehended with US dollars, Japanese yen, Norwegian krone and Saudi riyals in his possession.

Meanwhile, an Iranian national was arrested with Rs. 350,000 in his possession at the BIA.

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