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39-year-old Sri Lankan was arrested while attempting to smuggle 30 kilos of silver worth Rs.2.7 million into country from Dubai at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) yesterday.

The suspect was resident as a resident of Kurunegala. The stock of silver was confiscated and a penalty of Rs.25,000 was imposed on the suspect. (T.K.G. Kapila)

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  • Joe Monday, 28 November 2016 07:19 AM

    Bringing in gold silver gems only makes our poor country rich catching thezetguys only makes the custom officers rich. via DM Android App

    Jim kuru Monday, 28 November 2016 07:47 AM

    Same as Traffic fine 25000.00 ?????

    Sonali Sunday, 27 November 2016 01:53 PM

    Silver worth 2.7 million and a penalty of 25,000.oo? No wonder they are smuggling in gold, drugs, currency, cigarettes and what not worth millions and billions. This is a joke.

    hitapangmachan Sunday, 27 November 2016 04:06 PM

    not even vat what a wonder . vat alone more then 500000 but fine only 25000 what a funny country via DM iOS App


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