Indian trying to smuggle out gold fined

Customs officers arrested an Indian who tried to smuggle out gold worth Rs 325,765 at the Bandaranaike International Airport yesterday.

The man, aged 32, was carrying gold weighing 52.23 grams, hidden in his rectum, Customs spokesman Sunil Jayarathna said.The gold was forfeited.The suspect was fined Rs 100,000.He was bound for Madurai by flight UL 139 at 11 am.

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