Customs detects gold valued at Rs1.6 billion smuggled from Dubai

Customs detects gold valued at Rs1.6 billion smuggled from Dubai

Customs detects gold valued at Rs1.6 billion smuggled from Dubai

Written by Staff Writer

20 Feb, 2019 | 4:40 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Rupees 1.6 billion worth of gold jewellery and biscuits were smuggled by nine persons who arrived from Dubai.  BIA customs officials detected the contraband concealed in their baggage.

The suspects who were arrested are believed to be residents of Maradana, Seeduwa, Negombo, Chilaw and Kandy.

 

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