Mangaluru: Customs officials seize gold worth Rs 27.36 lac from Dubai returnee

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SHP)

Mangaluru, Oct 23: Customs officials at Mangaluru airport have seized gold valued at Rs 27.36 lac from a passenger who had arrived from Dubai on an Air India Express flight no IX 1384 on October 20.

The passenger who has been identified as Ashraf Mohammed had tried to smuggle the gold in a powdered form by carrying it in his body.

The gold which has been seized in the said case is 24 carats with a purity of 531.390 gms and valued at Rs 27,36,659.


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  • H. Almeida., Bendur/Andheri

    Sat, Oct 24 2020

    Underworld mafia, are all proceeding to a haven in South India, namely " Kerala " where Gold, currency, drugs, even terrorists are given state protection !!!

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  • k b r, Mangala Uru

    Fri, Oct 23 2020

    Better go to airport in Kerala... Gold smuggling is on there...last well known case was in July 2020... 30 kg...

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  • Ravi, Mangalore

    Fri, Oct 23 2020

    All the seized gold where is it going ?Customs any say on this?

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  • Cynthia, Kirem

    Fri, Oct 23 2020

    Simply at all why you all bring gold unnecessarily and loose everything when you know you will be caught... Waste of money and going under stress. Dont you read in the news? What you bring will go into the pocket of others instead of going to the government legally. Few days back one officer was caught...

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sat, Oct 24 2020

    Cynthia, Kirem
    Smuggling Gold is still a Lucrative Business because very few people get Caught ...

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  • Ajay Rebello, Kallianpur

    Sat, Oct 24 2020

    Probably just a courier who can't even buy 27 lacs of gold leave alone powder it that too in gulf.

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