Monday, September 04, 2017

DRI sleuths seize gold worth Rs 46 lakhs from woman at Kochi International Airport

Kochi: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Sunday seized about 1.5 kg of gold worth Rs 46 lakhs from a woman passenger identified as Rasina 26 belonging to Nilambur, who landed at the Kochi International Airport from Doha.  

The woman was found carrying about 13 gold biscuits inside her clothes. The DRI sleuths intercepted her at the arrival hall on a tip-off.

According to DRI officials the woman was suspected to be working for a gold smuggling racket by a Malappuram-based racket. The accused has been found travelled between Kerala and the Middle East several times during the past one year, they held.
04/09/17 Deccan Chronicle