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Gold worth Rs. 50 million  nabbed at BIA

A 43-year-old duty free worker at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) was nabbed by AASL Security personnel while attempting to smuggle in gold worth Rs. 50, 000, 000 this evening.

The nabbed 61 yellow gold buscuits and gold jwellery which were hidden inside a girdle worn by the suspect weighed 7 kilograms in total.

Preliminary investigations conducted by the Customs  revealed that the suspect was handed over the stock of gold by two Indians at the Transit area of the BIA.

Further investigations are underway.