Two arrested at Mattala with gold worth Rs.14.5 Mn

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Two 57-year old Sri Lankans were arrested at the Mattala Airport by the Customs while attempting to smuggle Rs.14. 5 million worth of gold slabs into the country this morning, Customs spokesman said.

 


The two men who had arrived from Dubai had concealed the 29 slabs of gold in their rectums. They are residents of Katugastota and Maradana. (Chaturanga Pradeep)

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  • TONY Friday, 14 November 2014 07:46 PM

    PART OF IT WILL BE AUCTIONED AND PART WILL GO INTO THEIR POCKETS

    peter Friday, 14 November 2014 09:09 PM

    You got the guts to say the things without any fear.The rest including majority of the media are hiding under the bed . via DM Android App

    Kalusena Saturday, 15 November 2014 04:20 AM

    It must have been easy for the custom officers to catch them as they must have been walking in a funny way with all that gold up their rectums.

    philip Friday, 14 November 2014 05:59 PM

    Every week we read about people being caught smuggling gold into the country. What happens to the confiscated gold?

    Apita Hina Saturday, 15 November 2014 07:30 AM

    Goes back to the IMPORTER !

    Namal Perera Friday, 14 November 2014 06:21 PM

    Future candidates for the UPFA. Do not worry, you all will be released on time. God save former Democratic Sri Lanka from these ...............

    Banda Saturday, 15 November 2014 09:18 AM

    We are interested to know the nationality too. Just to know who are the real pests or parasites of the country.


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