Man arrested with gold in shoes at BIA
A suspect has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake for attempting to illegally smuggle gold out of the country. The 48-year-old, from Katugastota, was arrested by customs officers when he was preparing to board a flight to Mumbai, India. Almost 600 grams of gold worth around Rs 3 million was found cleverly concealed in the suspect’s shoes, according to airport customs.
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