Indian arrested at BIA with gold worth over Rs 19 million

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Customs officers arrested an Indian National at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) today when he attempted to smuggle gold into the country.

The Indian had in his possession a gold slab and gold jewellery worth over Rs 19 million, the Customs Department said.

The Indian had arrived from Dubai this morning and was arrested after the gold was found concealed inside a hydraulic vehicle jack. (Colombo Gazette)

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