Sunday, January 20, 2019

Over Rs 66 lakh worth gold seized at Hyderabad airport

The Hyderabad unit of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Sunday (January 20) recovered gold worth more than Rs 66 lakh after intercepting a passenger at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad.

According to DRI officials, the passenger arrived in the city at 12:40 am on Sunday on a flight from Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

DRI officials had received a tip-off, based on which the officials intercepted the passenger.

Officials recovered two foreign-marked gold bars from him. The gold weighed a total of 1996.70 grams and was valued at Rs 66.27 lakh.

He had concealed the gold bars in his shoes, DRI officials said.
20/01/19 Ashish Pandey/India Today

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