Saturday, June 16, 2018

Gold Worth Rs 8 Lakh Seized At Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: Another attempt to smuggle gold at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here was thwarted when sleuths of the Air Intelligence Unit of Customs seized the precious yellow metal worth Rs 8 lakh from a youth of Mohali on Saturday.

Acting on a tip-off, the Customs official intercepted the youth who arrived from Bangkok in an Air India flight AI-339 at the airport here.

After a thorough search of the youth’s body and baggage, the sleuths found one gold ‘kada’ and one gold chain of foreign origin. The recovered gold weighs 249.350 grams and valued at around Rs 8 lakh.

The sleuths have detained the youth for interrogation, official sources said.
16/06/18 Odishatv