Gold worth Rs. 70 million busted in Jaffna


The Sri Lanka Navy apprehended two individuals who attempted to smuggle 12 kilograms worth Rs. 70 million to India at Urumalaei seas in Jaffna, yesterday.

The apprehended individuals are Sri Lankan nationals.

The consignment of gold was in the form of 120 biscuits, each weighing 100g.

A dinghy used for the transportation of the consignment was also seized by the Navy.

The apprehended suspects, gold and dinghy were handed over to the Jaffna Provincial Customs Office for further legal action.

Further investigations are underway.

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