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Man Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Smuggle Gold Bars in His Rectum

A Sri Lanka man was arrested in an airport for allegedly smuggling gold in his rectum. (File Footage / Getty) A Sri Lanka man was arrested in an airport for allegedly smuggling gold in his rectum. (File Footage / Getty)

Police in Sri Lanka arrested a man who was allegedly trying to smuggle gold bars in his rectum.

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A customs spokesperson said police found 400g of gold, worth just over $13,000, in the man’s rectal cavity, according to BBC.

The spokesperson also said that officers at Bandaranaike International Airport had noticed he was "walking suspiciously.”

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The unnamed 42-year-old man said he worked for the Sri Lankan government.

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