Airport security arrest a person with gems worth 1.5 million rupees


The Airport security unit arrested an individual today who attempted to illegally smuggle gems worth 1.5 million rupees to China.

The suspect is a 24 year old resident of Kalutara who attempted to board a Thai plane to China at 1.20 this morning.

The gems were carefully concealed inside the handle of his traveling bag.

The suspect was released after he was fined with a sum of 25 thouand rupees.