May 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka Customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake have arrested a Sri Lankan man who was attempting to smuggle in gold biscuits worth Rs 1.3 million.
A Customs official said the suspect, a resident of Wellampitiya, had arrived from Mumbai last night.
When he was examined on suspicion, Customs officials found the gold biscuits worth Rs. 1.3 million hidden in one of his shoes.
Customs officers have imposed a Rs. 100,000 fine and confiscated the gold biscuits.