The airport customs arrested three Indian nationals who attempted to smuggle foreign currency worth around 15 million to Singapore this morning.
Custom officials found 88,000 Euros in 500 notes and 50000 Swiss Franc in 1000 notes which was hidden inside their rectums.
Two suspects were found with 18000 Euros and 38000 Euros while the other one was carrying 30000 Euros and 50000 Swiss Franc.
Customs revealed the suspects were apparel business men and they had traveled between Singapore, Colombo and Chennai several times. One of the three suspects is a resident from Chennai while the others are from Madurai.
Customs confiscated the nabbed foreign currency and imposed a fine of Rs.100, 000 on each suspect. (Deepa Adikari)