A man has been arrested while allegedly trying to smuggle nearly a kilogram of gold onto a plane in his rectum.
The 45-year-old man attracted attention because he was “walking with difficulty” and “appearing to be in pain”, security said.
Officers in the Sri Lankan airport then searched him, finding a total of 904 grams of gold in his rectum in the form of seven biscuits and six chains. The gold, worth around £22,400, was confiscated.
The man has been fined nearly £500.
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