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* Two Sri Lankan nationals arrested for robbing gold jewellery from a passenger at Chennai airport
Sun, Aug 14, 2022, 10:37 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 14, Colombo: The Chennai Airport police arrested two Sri Lankan nationals who allegedly robbed gold jewellery from a Sri Lankan passenger after posing as Customs officers.

The police said a 47-year old woman, Nadhisha Roshini flew in from Sri Lanka on Monday. The two accused, who were identified as Mohammed Najmin, 31, and Chelliah Aravindhan, 40, both Sri Lankan nationals, stopped her outside the airport and introduced themselves as Customs officers, The Hindu reported.

The duo told her that she was carrying jewellery beyond the permitted limit and took her necklace and bangles. Suspecting them, she went to Customs and complained about them. Later, she lodged a police complaint. The duo was arrested and remanded to judicial custody.

 

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