The Customs at the Katunayake Airport has seized gold jewellery valued at over Rs. 45 million brought to Sri Lanka from Singapore today morning, officials said.
They said the gold weighing 5.7 Kgs was detected on a tip-off.
The government will not be able to release Tamil detainees in a hurry as they are under investigation, minister Nimal Siripala de sivla told Parliament today.
The National Geological Survey and Mines bureau is carrying out an experiment to establish whether gold has being found in the Kelani River as claimed by the villagers.
Colombo Commercial High Court Judge Gamini Amarasekera issued an enjoining order restraining the MBC/MTVChannels Pvt. Ltd. from informing public or telecasting any commercials statingthat the company got rights to telecast 2012 London Olympics.
The orderwill be valid until June 06. Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation, the state televisionmoved for the restraining order saying that unless order is issued corporationwould suffer huge loss and damage.
TheRupavahini filing the case claimed that it only has the sole rights to telecastthe Olympics in the country.
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