Thursday, April 12, 2018

Gold worth Rs 26 lakh seized at Goa airport

Vasco: Gold bars worth Rs 26 lakh were seized at Dabolim airport on Wednesday, after Goa customs officials intercepted a passenger who had arrived from Dubai on an Air India flight.
Officials said they had received prior information about a possible gold-smuggling attempt, following which they detained a passenger upon suspicion. Two packets containing 928g of gold bars were found in his luggage, which were subsequently seized. The exercise was supervised by customs commissioner, R Manohar.
12/04/18 Times of India