Sunday, June 09, 2019

Customs sleuths seize 764 g of gold

Mangaluru: Customs sleuths have seized 764.3 grams of gold from two passengers who allegedly tried to smuggle it into the Mangaluru International Airport.

According to tweets by Mangaluru Customs, the sleuths on Saturday seized 647 grams of foreign gold allegedly concealed by one passenger in his inner garments.

The passenger was checked following his arrival by an Air India Express flight from Dubai on Saturday. This foreign gold was worth ₹21.48 lakh. The passenger was arrested and produced before the Principal Senior Civil Judge.

On Friday, the sleuths seized 117.30 grams of gold that was concealed by a passenger in the form of foil strips inside the metal support frame of the check-in trolley suitcase.
09/06/19 The Hindu

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