Apr 03, 2021

Airport janitor nabbed with 17kg gold worth over Rs.220Mn at BIA Featured

A janitorial worker at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) has been arrested with 17kg of gold worth more than Rs.220 million by the customs officers.

Accordingly, the janitor attempted to smuggle out the gold from the BIA through the disposal channel.

It is suspected that the gold was brought from Dubai and handed over to the airport janitorial worker by an unknown person or party to be smuggled out of the airport.