Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Malaysian national arrested for smuggling foreign currency worth over Rs. 54 million
Thu, Oct 19, 2017, 10:21 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 19, Colombo: A foreign national who attempted to smuggle foreign currency out of Sri Lanka was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning, Sri Lanka Customs announced.

Sri Lanka Customs officials arrested a Malaysian national bound for Kuala Lumpur on Batik Air Malaysia flight OD186 carrying US$ 35,000 (Rs. 54.4 million).

The Customs officials became suspicious of the behavior of the 53-year-old individual and upon inspection the officials found the money carefully concealed in the luggage.

Further investigations are in progress.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Large scale Kerala Cannabis dealer arrested in Galewela
-- [2 hours ago]
A new full cabinet will be sworn in next week - Minister Rajitha
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka trade mission visits UAE to promote domestic tourism
-- [4 hours ago]
Hatch Kalam: The first maker and co-worker space in Jaffna
-- [4 hours ago]
Senior Laboratory Manager of Horana rubber factory arrested over deaths in ammonia tank
Rs. 485 mn worth dry rations for drought hit people in Puttalam
Sri Lanka to remove unauthorized constructions on coastal belt
Sri Lanka PM calls for expansive private sector ties with Iran
CID investigations reveal that same person directed all high profile crimes during previous regime
US human rights report says Sri Lanka military and police harass civilians with impunity

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.