Friday, August 03, 2018

1.5kg gold seized at Mangaluru International Airport

Mangaluru: The Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport have seized about 1.5kg of gold valued Rs 45 lakh
concealed inside four emergency lanterns from four passengers arriving from Dubai, here on Friday.
According to highly placed sources from MIA, four passengers hailing from Kasaragod, all of them are youth arrived in Air India
Express flight about 5am. Customs officials who were on duty grew suspicious about those passengers who were carrying four emergency lights each in their luggage. Upon thorough checking of their goods, officials found gold concealed inside emergency lights. Later official detained them for questioning and gold was seized.
03/08/18 Kevin Mendonsa/Times of India