Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Three Persons Were Arrested Over Attempting To Carry A Stock Of Foreign Cigarettes Stored Inside Of A Refrigirator

Airport customs have today (28) arrested a 33 year old
Sri Lankan worker arrived in from Qatar and two Sri Lankan Duty Free Shop workers over attempting to carry  15  foreign Cigarette Cartons contains cigarette sticks stored inside of a Refrigirator out of the Katunayake Airport today (28).

The two Duty free shop workers forced the Sri Lankan worker from Qatar to carry the Refrigirator outside the Airport by promising to pay  Rs.2500 for it,It has been revealed.

However the Customs officers had managed to recover the stock of Foreign Cigarette cartons hidden inside the Refrigirator during the checking.

A group of persons were present outside the Airport to collect the Refrigirtor it has been revealed.

During the raid carried out in a Duty Free shop after the arrests Customs have recovered another 48 Foreign Cigarette cartons  stored inside the shop.




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