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Sunday, 16 September 2012 - 7:24
India on alert on Gold in Sri Lanka
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A spurt in gold smuggling from Colombo subsequent to the ethnic war in

Sri Lanka has forced Indian customs intelligence to believe that a large quantity of illegally-held gold is being smuggled out of the country.

Indian customs officials believe that gold reserves belonging to the LTTE had been tapped into, and were being smuggled out in a slow manner.

According to Indian media since January this year, Indian customs had made 29 seizures of smuggled gold at the Chennai airport which were inbound from Colombo.

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