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Saturday, 04 April 2015 - 19:36
Man held with Wallapatta worth Rs 9.6 million
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A Sri Lankan individual has been taken into custody at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake for attempting to leave the country with Wallpatta chips, worth around Rs 9.6 million in the market, concealed in his baggage.

The 40-year-old from Colombo was preparing to smuggle the haul of chips, from the endemic plant, to Dubai in FlyDubai flight FZ 551 at 4.30am today.

In total 19.29 kilograms of Wallpatta chips were found concealed in the baggage.

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