Gold worth Rs. 26mn detected at BIA

Saturday, 19 May 2018 - 11:52

The Customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport have arrested an Indian national who had attempted to smuggle in Rs. 26 million worth gold biscuits into Sri Lanka.

The suspect had arrived in the island from Chennai at around 8.45 am today (May 19).

The Customs Media said that the 54-year-old suspect had hidden gold in his purse and trouser pockets.