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Tuesday, 19 July 2016 - 11:37
166 Million Worth Foreign Currency Nabbed At BIA
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Three Sri Lankans were arrested at the Katunayake International Airport this morning with 166 million rupees worth of foreign currency in their possession. 

A customs spokesman stated that there are two of the three suspects were.

Acting on a tip-off, the customs carried out an emergency check on the travelling bag of one of the women who was waiting to board a Doha bound Qatar Airline flight.

He said there were US dollars, Euros and Swiss Francs in the bag.

Customs authorities have identified the suspect as a resident of Kalutara and found that the suspects are regular travelers.

Customs are carrying out further investigations.

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