Nine arrested with a stock of gold at BIA
2019-03-20 at 20:21
The Sri Lanka Customs has arrested nine individuals at the Bandaranaike International Airport while attempting to illegally smuggle a stock of gold worth Rs.40 million.
The Airport Customs said the suspects include six Indian nationals and three Sri Lankans.
The Customs said the gold was weighed at over 5kg.
Further investigations into the incident are being carried out by the Airport Customs.