The customs department said that the passenger, a resident of Gampaha, was arrested by the staff of the customs department at the arrival lounge of the airport.
He had in his possession four packets containing 363 pieces of chains and seven bracelets, weighing 2,013.7 grams and valued at Rs. 11,075,350.00,
The items had been concealed in a whisky bottle box. The passenger had arrived from Singapore.