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A 35-year-old Chinese woman was arrested at the BIA while attempting to smuggle out gems worth Rs.4 million to Beijing, this morning, Customs Media Spokesperson Leslie Gamini said.
Mr. Gamini said 39 varieties of gems weighing more than one kilo were found in her bag. She was reported to have arrived four times to Sri Lanka as a tourist. (Chaturanga Pradeep)

  Comments - 10

  • Mason Friday, 16 August 2013 05:54 AM

    Being a Chinese, the country is indebted to her. She'll not be prosecuted or fined.

    kautilya Friday, 16 August 2013 06:11 AM

    She will be released with the items.

    GC Friday, 16 August 2013 06:39 AM

    One day we may find that the our country has been smuggled into China. Or, is it already happening/happend?

    GC Friday, 16 August 2013 06:40 AM

    How can someone smuggle within what increasingly looks like a part of the same empire?

    Mahinda Friday, 16 August 2013 07:10 AM

    One Day China will take whole Srilanka.Be happy.

    Throw Tomatoes Friday, 16 August 2013 07:10 AM

    What is the law here?

    ANTON Friday, 16 August 2013 07:49 AM


    dickie bird Friday, 16 August 2013 08:03 AM

    release her and sell her gems again and catch her.
    Good turnaround for Sri Lanka.... its a money spinning exercise.

    navi pillai Friday, 16 August 2013 12:00 AM

    she should have gone through mattala. via DM Android App

    Calistus Jayatilleke Friday, 16 August 2013 10:08 AM

    Maybe she was just trying to take her crown jewels back with her

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