Chinese national caught with Rs. 11.6 million worth of gems

Friday, 21 October 2016 - 8:17


A 26-year-old Chinese national was arrested when she attempted to smuggle out Rs. 11.6 million worth of gems from Sri Lanka.

The arrest was made by Katunayaka Airport Custom’s officials last night.

A total of 247 gems were found in her possession. They were confiscated and the Chinese national was fined Rs. 300,000.