Monday, September 07, 2020

Kerala: Over 1 kilo gold seized by customs officials in two days in separate incidents at Calicut airport

Over 1 kilo gold has been seized by customs officials in a span of just two days in separate incidents at the Calicut Airport, Kerala. The Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive), Cochin has taken to Twitter to inform that the Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) at Kozhikode (Calicut) airport has seized a total 653 grams of gold and 10,000 cigarettes from the possession of four passengers travelling by two different flights.
One passenger carried 325 grams of gold by flight SG 9560 from Jeddah. While the remaining three passengers carried 10,000 cigarettes, 207 grams of gold and 121 grams of gold separately by flight SG153 from Dubai, said the Commissionerate.
The person travelling from Jeddah concealed the gold inside adaptors and cello tape.
While the three passengers travelling from Dubai hid the gold and cigarettes inside a speaker and the wheels of a trolley bag, the Commissionerate added.
07/09/20 OpIndia
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