Sri Lankan authorities arrested six Indians for smuggling gold
Sri Lankan authorities have arrested six Indian for apparently trying to smuggle gold worth ₹30 lakh to India. The suspects were arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo and had hidden gold biscuits in their luggage, pockets of the trousers they were wearing and their rectum, the Daily Mirror reported.
“All the accused are aged between 36 and 53. They were trying to smuggle the gold to Chennai and now have been arrested,” Customs spokesman Sunil Jayaratne said in a report.
The officials of the airport said that further investigations are being conducted by the airport customs.