Monday, November 06, 2017

Air passenger caught smuggling 700 gms of gold powder

Coimbatore: Nearly 700 gms of gold powder worth Rs 26 lakh was seized from a passenger who arrived here today by an Air Arabia flight, airport sources said.

The customs officials intercepted the passenger hailing from Kerala, after he was seen moving in a suspicious manner at the international airport here around 4.30 AM.

On verification, the gold powder worth Rs 26.34 lakh was found concealed in a fake bandage on both his legs, Air Port sources said.

Officials are yet to ascertain the exact quantity of the gold powder, the sources said.
06/11/17 PTI/Business Standard