Friday, September 11, 2015

Indian man arrested in Sri Lanka while smuggling gold

Colombo: Customs officials have arrested an Indian man while he was trying to smuggle gold slabs here by hiding them in his rectal cavity, media reported.

"Three gold slabs valued at 1.5 million Sri Lankan Rupees ($10,790) were recovered on Thursday following a body search of a 21-year-old Indian man," Sri Lanka-based Daily News newspaper quoted customs spokesperson Lesley Gamini as saying on Friday.

The officers at Colombo's Bandaranaike International Airport said that the arrested man arrived on a flight from Chennai.
11/09/15 IANS/
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