Friday, June 08, 2018

Man arrested in possession of Rs 24 lakh-worth gold

Lucknow: A man carrying 715 grams of gold worth Rs 24 lakh has been arrested by customs officials at Lucknow's Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport.

The man, identified as Shakeel Ahmad, a resident of Fazilnagar of Kushinagar district, was allegedly trying to smuggle the gold to Dubai.

The gold was in the form of foils and hidden inside a vacuum cleaner.

On Monday, Goa Customs confirmed that they had seized 995 grams of gold from an Air India passenger who landed at Goa International Airport on June 3.
08/06/18 India Today