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Motorcyclist transporting Rs. 40 million worth gold arrested in Puttalam

Motorcyclist transporting Rs. 40 million worth gold arrested in Puttalam

Sep 27, 2020

Colombo (Sri Lanka) September 27: A man was arrested near Daluwa Lagoon while transporting around Rs. 40 million worth gold pieces on a motorcycle, Puttalam Police said.
The suspect is a resident of the Nagavillu area on the Puttalam-Colombo road.
The gold was seized during a special raid carried out on a tip off received by the Puttalam Unit of the Police Special Bureau.
Police have found nearly 4 kilograms of gold nuggets and bars of various sizes in a plastic bag. Police suspect that the gold was planned to be smuggled to South India from Kalpitiya tonight (27).
The Puttalam Police have launched an investigation into how the arrested person got the gold and why it was being transported.
Source: ColomboPage