Thursday, April 27, 2017

Gold bars worth Rs 59 lakh seized, Air India worker taken into custody

Two kg of gold bars valued at Rs 59 lakh were seized today at Calicut international airport in Karipur, about 30 km from here and an Air India subsidiary unit staff taken into custody in this connection, DRI sources said. DRI sleuths, acting on a tip-off, intercepted Siddhique (24), employees of Air India Air Transport Services a subsidiary of AI, while he was leaving airport early this morning after his duty.
A check revealed he had hidden the two gold bars, shaped like a cell phone and weighing one kg each, in his pouch, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) sources said.
27/04/17 PTI/Financial Express