Thursday, February 15, 2018

Gold worth Rs 74 lakh seized at city airport; 2 held

Chennai : Gold worth Rs 74 lakh was seized in two different cases by Customs officials at the airport here today and two persons were arrested in this connection.

In the first incident, officials acting on a tip-off, intercepted one Shaik Chandanam Basha hailing from Andhra Pradesh who arrived here from Riyadh.

Examination of the 54 year-old passenger's checked-in baggage revealed that 16 units of gold bars and cut bits were concealed in the motors of shake blenders in his possession, an official release said.
In the second incident, the officials intercepted 35-year-old Fayaz Ahmed Shaik Nayab from Andhra Pradesh, who arrived from Bahrain.
14/02/18 Outlook