Customs officials seize 1.5 kg gold in three different cases at Mangaluru airport

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (MS)

Mangaluru, Jan 9: In three separate incidents, customs officials of Mangaluru International Airport confiscated a whopping 1.5 kg gold from passengers.

The total value of the 1.575 kg of gold that is seized by the custom officials is Rs 63 lac and 73 thousand.

In the first incident 336.7 gram gold was confiscated from a passenger who arrived on Air India flight from Dubai on January 6. The value of this is estimated to be Rs 13.43 lac. He had hidden this inside the socks of his shoes.

On January 7 illegal gold was seized from two passengers who arrived from Dubai via the Air India flight. 523 gram gold worth Rs 21.24 lac in paste form was found with one passenger while the other was carrying 716 gram of gold valued at Rs 29.06 lac.

All the three passengers are arrested by the customs officials and are handed over to the police for further action.



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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Thu, Jan 9 2020

    Adani is a Lucky Guy ...

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  • I wish I was There, Bahrain

    Thu, Jan 9 2020

    it was kept in the human safe locker.

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  • Flavian, Mangaluru/Kuwait

    Thu, Jan 9 2020

    Blessed is our Mangalore Airport Customs.
    confiscate more & more

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  • Edward Menezes, Shirva/oman

    Thu, Jan 9 2020

    After confirmation and catiching these guys where the gold is gone?I don't get much time to read the news but from October 2019 till date almost 7 kg of of gold was smuggled through Mangalore Airport and our honest custome officers cought them my only question is after the investigation where that gold goes to.we all want have a answer.

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