Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Gold worth 18.23 lakh seized at Karipur airport

Kozhikode: In yet another case of gold seizure at the Karipur airport, 591 grams of gold worth Rs 18.23 lakh was seized from two passengers.
Officials of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and Air Customs Intelligence in a joint operation foiled a bid by Kasaragod native Abdul Harris to smuggle 314 grams of gold in the form of gold foil which was used as chocolate wrappings.
A gold coin was also seized from his custody. He had arrived in Air India Express flight IX 346 from Dubai late Monday night. Customs officials estimated the value of the contraband at 9.68 lakh.
17/07/18 K R Rajeev/Times of India