Indian detained for attempting to smuggle foreign currency

rupee-reutersAn Indian national, who attempted to smuggle foreign currency out of Sri Lanka, was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake this morning, Sri Lanka Customs said, according to the ANI news service.

The Customs officials arrested the Indian national when he was preparing to board a flight to Sharjah. The 44-year-old suspect had currency equivalent to Rs. 7.5 million.

Further investigation into the matter is still on.

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