Rs. 9.3 million worth Wallapatta seized at BIA


A local passenger who had tried to smuggle over Rs 9 million worth of locally known as Wallapatta (Gyrinops Walla) was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning.

The Customs Department stated that the 43 year old man was detained at the departure lounge of the Airport with 23.300 kg of Wallapatta chips valued at Rs. 9.3 Million.

The Customs Department are conducting further investigations in this regard.