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.