Gold biscuits seized from passenger at BIA

goldGold biscuits valued at Rs 2 million, were seized from a passenger who arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning.

The Customs Department said that the Sri Lankan male, aged 49, had arrived from Singapore on a Srilankan Airlines flight.

When his baggage was checked the authorities found 4 gold biscuits hidden inside weighing 400g, the Customs Department media unit said.

The gold biscuits were confiscated and a penalty of Rs. 50,000 was imposed on the man. (Colombo Gazette)