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CID seizes gold worth Rs. 17 million from 6 Indians at airport

Colombo, Aug 3 (BAN/ AD): Gold worth Rs. 17 million has been seized from 6 Indians by Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake.

CID arrested four Indian nationals at the departure terminal of the Katunayake airport with 1.06 kilograms of gold. Later in a separate investigation, two more Indians were arrested at the airport with 1.370 kilograms of gold.

As per police sources Indian were on tourist visa and were returning home when raid was conducted. All 6 people have been handed over to the Sri Lanka Customs officers at the Katunayake airport.

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