Man attempts to smuggle 3 pounds of gold by stuffing bars in his rectumBy Mason White 5:13 PM September 26, 2017
|Gold bars (illustration)
By: William Martin WorldWideWeirdNews.com
Customs officials in Sri Lanka, were surprised to find gold bars and jewelry inside a man’s rectum.
The Sri Lanka Airport Police said that they have arrested the 45-year-old man, who was not identified, after trying to depart from the country with a large amount of unreported gold.
The incident unfolded on Sunday, at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake.
The man was boarding a plane to India.
The suspect drew the attention to himself after having difficulty walking and appearing to be in pain.
He was singled out for a secondary inspection, during which time officers found gold inside his rectum.
The man stuffed 4 gold bars and 8 pieces of jewelry inside his anal cavity.
Police estimate the gold to be worth around $75,000.
Police seized the gold and jewelry.
The man was released from custody after paying a fine of $660.