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Investigations are underway to find out how the arrested 56 Sri Lankans had smuggled gold to India from Sri Lanka, Customs spokesman Leslie Gamini said.

"We are carrying out investigations over the 56 Sri Lankans who smuggled gold to India, but we cannot interfere with the Indian government’s law, any way we will keep-in-touch with the Indian government”, Mr. Leslie Gamini said

Sri Lanka Customs officials said they would be keeping a close watch on passengers especially bound to Chennai and Mumbai from the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). (Chaturanga Pradeep-DM Online)

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  • Andrew Pitugala Tuesday, 26 November 2013 06:54 AM

    Sri lanka customs had CLOSED their eyes,
    instead of keeping a "close eye".

    Cobra Tuesday, 26 November 2013 12:22 PM

    Yeah, there must be a 'hula' behind their looking the other way!!!

    Lokka Wednesday, 27 November 2013 12:00 AM

    Most of these smuglers do setup peoples of Customs and then by pass all the security and these heros are talking as if they knew nothing. via DM Android App

    Nims Wednesday, 27 November 2013 03:42 AM

    Ask the Custom Officer named Henry. Number ONE shameless thief of SL Customs

    nims Wednesday, 27 November 2013 11:17 AM

    I have en several times customs officers coming to Immigration and escorting their clients bypassing customs checks. It is time to employ intelligence officers to catch these officers and clean up the customs department

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