Two Sri Lankan women arrested at BIA for smuggling gold

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Published by : CT WEB 2017-09-13 13:23:21

Two Sri Lankans were arrested at the arrival lounge of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake for attempting to smuggle over Rs. 40 million worth of jewellery.

Speaking to Ceylon Today, the Customs Media Spokesperson Sunil Jayaratne said that two Sri Lankan females were arrested while attempting to smuggle gold jewellery worth around Rs 40 million into the country.

The suspects had arrived from Dubai Today (13) morning when they were intercepted by officers of BIA Customs at the arrival area. Upon searching them based on a suspicion, they discovered gold jewellery weighing 7.8 kilograms and worth around Rs 40 million.

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