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Sunday, 22 April 2018 - 14:36
Gold smugglers arrested at BIA
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Sri Lanka Customs have arrested a husband and his wife at the Bandaranaike International Airport while trying to smuggle out over 2.3kg of Gold to India.
 
The estimated value of the find was Rs. 9.1 million.
 
The Customs Media Spokesperson said the suspects are residents of Maradana.
 
They were bound to Mumbai and were arrested at around 5 am today (Apr. 22).

Meanwhile, Airport Customs have also arrested an individual who attempted to smuggle in cigarettes from Dubai.

153 cartons of cigarettes were found in possession of the suspect.

It is reported that the cigarettes seized were worth over Rs. 1.5 million.  

 
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