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::

* Two Sri Lankan women nabbed attempting to smuggle gold jewellery worth Rs. 40 million
Wed, Sep 13, 2017, 12:35 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka Customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake have arrested two Sri Lankan women, who were attempting to smuggle gold jewellery worth Rs 40 million.

The women had arrived in a flight from Dubai early this morning (13) with the gold strapped around the waist.

According to the Customs officials the gold items weighing 7.8 kilograms are worth Rs. 40 million.

Further investigations are underway.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
British High Commission Colombo celebrates Britain's creative industries.
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Premier pledges support from next year budget to uplift grassroot businesses
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka parliament passes bill to increase female representation in Provincial Councils with two-third majority
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka electricity workers end strike, doctors to begin 24-hour anti SAITM strike
-- [5 hours ago]
New initiatives to boost production of Sri Lanka porcelain, red clay and glass
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka President, First Lady meet U.S. President and First Lady
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan Court grants bail to former government officials Lalith Weeratunga and Anusha Palpita
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka parliament temporarily adjourns due to Joint Opposition members' disruption
-- [7 hours ago]
Much need to be done for peacebuilding and reconciliation in Sri Lanka - UN
-- [7 hours ago]
India assists in upgradation of Thondaman Vocational Training Centre in Sri Lanka's upcountry
-- [8 hours ago]

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.