Customs officials at Mangaluru airport seize gold worth Rs 19 lac from Dubai returnee


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru

Mangaluru, Feb 20: Customs officials at the Mangaluru International Airport on Friday February 19 seized 402 grams of gold that was being smuggled by a passenger by way of concealment in the wheels of trolley bag and motor plates of a toy vacuum cleaner.

The seized gold recovered is worth Rs 19,01,460.

The passenger detained was Shaik Haneefa (26) from Kasargod. The gold was concealed in the wheels of trolley bag and motor plates of a toy vacuum cleaner. The said passenger who was coming by Air India flight IX 1814 from Dubai was identified by way of profiling and further questioning. Gold in mercury coated E shaped plates and mercury coated rods were seized.

Further investigation is under progress.

The Customs team was led by Dr Kapil Gade IRS, deputy commissioner, with active roles played by officers Nagesh Kumar, superintendent, Bhoomkar, superintendent, Virag Shukla, superintendent and others.

 

 

 

  

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  • Pyfp, Mlore

    Sun, Feb 21 2021

    Far better compared to open loot by modi and team. Same profession, but one day will be caught redhanded.

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  • Rita, Germany

    Sun, Feb 21 2021

    Somehow gold has the attraction to mostly kasargod people.If all the gold collected from kasargod ones ,whole kasargod could have plated with gold plates.why take so much risk to bring and later have to be detected and pay customs.simply travel relaxed and without strain,buy gold here.Here is enough gold there.Afterall later have to keep in banksafe or thieves .

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  • k b r, Mangala Uru

    Sat, Feb 20 2021

    The passenger detained was Shaik Haneefa (26) from Kasargod. -- come what may, kasaragodis are hell bent on gold smuggling...

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  • Dylan, Mangalore

    Sat, Feb 20 2021

    Imagine we had flights from Dubai to Kasargod (direct). There would be only gold in Kasargod.

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  • RSRB, Kundapura / Singapore

    Sat, Feb 20 2021

    Common factor again and again....

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