Duty free employee hides gold in knee guard


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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