Two men arrested with foreign currency

hand-cuffs-police-lights6Two people were arrested by the customs department at the airport today with foreign currency valued at over Rs. 7 million.

The customs department said that the Sri Lankan males, aged 34 and 29, are residents of Watawala and Ragala.

They were arrested by the customs department with US$ 22,000, Euro 25,900 and Swiss Franc 4,500.00 equivalent to Rs. 7,185,000.00 which was concealed in their baggage.

The two men had attempted to take the money out to Singapore on a SriLankan airlines flight.


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