Friday, December 15, 2017

Gold seized from air passengers

Kochi: Gold chains and bar valued at over Rs 20 lakh have been seized in separate incidents at the international airport near here, customs officials said today.

The Air Intelligence Unit effected the seizures yesterday.

Customs Commissioner Sumit Kumar said here that two crude gold chains, weighing 310 grams and valued at Rs 9.14 lakh, were seized after it was found concealed inside the undergarments of a passenger, who arrived by a Spice Jet flight from Dubai.

In the second incident, one gold bar weighing 370 grams and valued at Rs 10.91 lakh was found concealed inside the undergarments of a passenger, who arrived from Jeddah by Air India Flight, Kumar said.
15/12/17 PTI

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