Thursday, March 09, 2017

Gold seized at airport

Kochi: The Air Customs Unit at Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) on Wednesday seized gold worth Rs. 25 lakh in two separate incidents and arrested two persons on charges of attempting to smuggle it in.

The arrested were identified as Rasaq, a Malappuram native, and Siddique from Kasaragod. An officer said Rasaq had arrived by a Kuwait Airlines flight and was allegedly carrying three gold biscuits, each weighing 116 gm. Two gold chains were seized from Siddique who arrived from Dubai by a Jet Airways flight.
09/03/17 The Hindu