Navy apprehends 2 persons with 6.94 kgs of gold worth Rs. 34.5 million

Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 2 persons, in Madugal area Jaffna, while attempting to smuggle 6.94 kgs of gold worth nearly Rs. 34.5 million by a fishing boat. The suspects were on an attempt to transfer the stock of gold by means of a dinghy in disguise pretending they were fishermen. However the navy was able to identify the racketeers in a sudden raid carried out.

The suspects along with the stock of gold, were handed over to the custom officials of Jaffna for onward legal action.