Sunday, August 25, 2019

Chennai: Gold worth Rs 52.5 lakh seized by customs

Chennai: Customs officials at the Chennai international airport on Saturday detected three cases of gold smuggling, and one case of smuggling of saffron, cigarettes and mobile phones and watches worth Rs 52.5 lakh.

Officials said on Saturday morning that AIU officials intercepted Rawther Naina (25) and Pakkeer Mohamed (25) from Ramanathapuram, who had arrived from Singapore by Air India Express flight. Later in the day, Mohamed Abdul (25) also from Ramanathapuram, who had arrived from Dubai via Colombo by a Sri Lankan Airlines flight was intercepted on suspicion of carrying gold on their person.
25/08/19 Deccan Chronicle

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