Nigerian couple smuggling dollars arrested at Sri Lanka airport

Nov 28, Colombo: Sri Lankan airport officials nabbed a Nigerian couple at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) today with a large amount of US dollars.

Acting on a tip, officers of the BIA narcotics bureau arrested the couple with US$ 70,000 (Rs.7,840,000) in their possession. The couple had arrived in a flight from Dubai.

Police Narcotics Unit is conducting further investigations.

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