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Indian currency smuggler nabbed

An Indian woman travelling from Colombo to India by flight number SG002 was apprehended by Sri Lanka Customs at the Departure Lounge of the Bandaranaike International Airport, while attempting to smuggle a large amount of foreign currency.

The foreign currency which included US dollars, Euros and Norwegian kroners amounting to Sri Lankan Rs. 2.375 million was seized by Customs officials. The raid was performed on a tip-off received by officials attached to Sri Lanka Customs.

Further investigations are being carried out under the instructions of Sri Lanka Customs Deputy Director Vipula Minuwanpitiya. 

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