Customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) arrested a A 40-year-old Sri Lankan male with foreign currency worth Rs. 4,054,547 as he was about to board a flight to Singapore.

Customs Media Spokesman Leslie Gamini said officials found 16,930 Sterling Pounds, 8050 Qatar Riyal and 1350 in Euros concealed in the suspect’s handbag. Further investigations are ongoing.