Gold Smuggler nabbed at BIA


A suspect has been arrested at the Katunayake International Airport (KIA) for attempting to smuggle 5 kilograms of gold into the country from Malaysia.

Customs Media Spokesperson and Legal Director, Lesley Gamini said that the customs official was also arrested for aiding the suspect to smuggle the gold.

The seized gold is estimated to be worth over 27 million rupees.