Friday, July 06, 2018

Gold, foreign currencies worth Rs 56.7 lakh seized at Chennai airport

Chennai: Customs officials have recovered gold and foreign currencies worth Rs 56.7 lakh from passengers in three separate incidents at the airport here in the past two days.

In the first incident, the sleuths intercepted 24-year-old Sheikh Abdullah Jahhupar Sathik who arrived here from Kuala Lumpur today and recovered gold that was concealed inside the cells of laptop batteries kept in his baggage.

The gold, weighing 1,190 grams, worth Rs 36 lakh. The passenger was arrested, an official release said.
06/07/18 PTI/India.com

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