Foreigner arrested at BIA
A foreigner has been taken into custody with a firearm at the departure lounge of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake last night (11).
The said foreigner had arrived at the airport last night in order to board a flight to Malé, Maldives.
He is identified as a 58-year-old Maldivian.
The police said, a firearm similar to a revolver was discovered inside his luggage while it was being scanned.
Further investigations are being conducted by the Katunayake Airport Police.