Chinese national arrested at BIA

A Chinese national was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) with a rare species of snails.
The police said that he was arrested by customs officers at the airport last night when he had attempted to leave the country with the snails.
Investigations found that he had nine snails in his possession.
The 23 year old Chinese man was subsequently released after being warned. (Colombo Gazette)