Man arrested with gold

A man who was about to leave for Chennai via the Katunayake airport was arrested with gold biscuits hidden in his baggage.

The customs media unit said that the suspect was arrested while he was about to board a Sri Lankan airlines flight.

The gold biscuits worth over Rs. 10,45,000 were seized and further investigations are underway.

Meanwhile a Korean national was arrested at the airport with several US Dollars notes.

The Korean was freed after being warned while the money was seized. (Colombo Gazette)

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