Golden biscuit weighing 7 kgs. were captured in the seas off Kankesanthurai while being transported by boat from Sri Lanka to India and the value of the captured Gold is around 70 Million, said the Spokesperson for Navy, Commander Thinesh Bandara.
During the night hours of day before yesterday, the Northern Region Command Centre received a tip off. On the basis of the tip off, a small dingi fishing boat travelling approximately to the Northwest of trhe KKS Light house was rounded up by Navy speed boats. On searching the boat Navy men detected 7kgs. Of Gold, in the form of , 100gms. biscuits hidden in the Anchor of the boat.
The captured boat, Gold and persons transporting them had been handed over to Revenue Department, he said.