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* Sri Lanka Navy arrests two suspects smuggling over 14 kg of gold
Sat, Feb 15, 2020, 12:54 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy has apprehended two individuals smuggling a stock of gold in the seas off of Madagal, Jaffna on Friday (14th February).

On information received, the Navy has conducted a special naval operation in the sea area of Madagal and managed to seize the consignment of gold being smuggled from Sri Lanka, by a dinghy.

The seized consignment contained 14.35 kilograms of gold which has been estimated to be valued at Rs. 100 million.

The two suspects, aged 27, have been identified as residents of the same area.

The suspects along with the stock of gold and the dinghy have been handed over to the Customs of Kankesanthurai for further investigation.

 

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