Bizarre! Man, 45, caught with kilo of gold stuffed up his backside after 'walking awkwardly'

Bizarre! Man, 45, caught with kilo of gold stuffed up his backside after 'walking awkwardly'

- A man in Sri Lanka was caught with a kilo of gold in his backside

- Airport officials noticed that he was "walking awkwardly"

- He is suspected of being part of a smuggling ring

A 45-year-old man in Sri Lanka was caught with almost a kilo of gold stuffed up his backside after customs officials noticed he was "walking awkwardly."

Customs officers pulled him aside and conducted a thorough screening. They found 904 grams of gold wrapped in black plastic sheet in his rectum.

Airport spokesman Sunil Jayaratne said: "He was called for a thorough screening after customs officers noticed him walking with difficulty and appearing to be in pain."

Part of the gold retrieved from the man's backside. Photo: Sri Lanka Customs

Part of the gold retrieved from the man's backside. Photo: Sri Lanka Customs

The loot included seven yellow gold ‘biscuits’ and six gold chains.

Police suspected the man, whose name was withheld, was part a smuggling ring.

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The gold was estimated to be worth Ghc127,7k.

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Customs officials fined the man Ghc5,8k.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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