Sunday, December 10, 2017

15kg gold seized from AI plane at Amritsar airport

Amritsar: Fifteen kg gold, pegged worth Rs 4.5 crore, has been seized from an Air India flight which arrived from Dubai at the international airport here, officials said.

Two passengers have been been detained, they said.

The gold was concealed under a passenger seat cushion inside the plane and recovered during a joint operation by the Customs and the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence on a tip- off yesterday, airport officials said.
10/12/17 PTI