Thursday, July 26, 2018

Two arrested for smuggling gold at airport

Coimbatore: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials on Wednesday arrested two passengers for smuggling gold and seized about Rs 34.10 lakhs worth gold bars at Coimbatore International Airport. The duo smuggled gold from Sri Lanka to India.
Based on a tip off, the officials arrested passengers – M Muhammed Aleef, 28, a resident of Malappuram in Kerala and M Ansari, 38, a resident of Chennai on Tuesday night after Sri Lankan airlines reached the city airport.
The passengers had concealed about 20 pieces of gold inside an electronic iron box and three television sets that
they carried along with their clothes.
26/07/18 Times of India
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