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Customs nab woman with cigarettes

A Sri Lankan woman passenger was apprehended by Customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport attempting to smuggle 102 cartons of foreign cigarettes into the country.

The cartons carried 20,400 sticks valued at Rs. 1.2 million. The woman had arrived from Dubai via Kuwait by flight No KU 363 at 10.00 am yesterday and was identified as a 40 year old Sri Lankan.