Duty free employee hides gold in knee guard


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Three Sri Lankan individuals have been arrested by the customs arrival lounge at the Katunayake International Airport this morning.

The search commenced following a tip off recieved by the Security Officers of Airport and Civil Aviation authority.

Customs Spokesperson Leslie Gamini Stated that 2 parcles containing 20 pieces of gold slabs, weighing 2 Kilograms worth Rs. 10 Million was found hidden in a knee guard of an employee in a Duty Free shop.

The suspects had been arrested in connection for attempting to smuggle.

Investigations related to the incident are currently underway under the supervision of of Customs Superindentant.

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