Man arrested with gold slabs worth Rs 2.8mn

2 May 2013 06:43 am - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A 39-year-old man was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport today while attempting to smuggle four gold slabs weighing 400g and worth around Rs.2.8 million, Customs officials said.

They said the suspect who was a resident of Kandy and was on his way to Mumbai.

The gold slabs were pasted to the bottom of his slippers. The customs confiscated the gold slabs and imposed a fine of Rs.50,000. (Deepa Adikari)

  Comments - 1

  • albetr Thursday, 02 May 2013 06:47 PM

    Taking away the richness of the country.

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment

Kidneys that whisper death

A flute version of Beethoven’s ‘Für Elise’ was echoing from a distance

Burning Panamanian tanker leaves SL authorities gutted

Weeks after MV Wakashio, a Japanese-owned bulk carrier, ran aground a coral r

New Diamond on Fire

The fire has been contained, now where will the oil go?


To have received her son’s death certificate on the day she brought him to