A Sri Lankan national was arrested at the Departure Lounge of the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning while trying to board a flight to Singapore with US$ 85,000 concealed in his baggage.

Customs officials said the seized US Dollars is valued at over Rs.11 million. The exact value of the seized cash amounts to Rs.11,498,222. The suspect, a 59-year-old resident of Rajagiriya is currently being questioned by Customs officials.