M'luru: Customs sleuths seize gold worth Rs 43 lac, foreign currency of Rs 5.97 lac

Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (ANK)

Mangaluru, Aug 11: Sleuths of Mangaluru Customs seized 24-carat gold weighing 831 grams from a passenger who arrived by an Air India flight from Dubai on Wednesday, August 10, at the Mangaluru International Airport.

The passenger who hails from Kasaragod was carrying gold in a paste form and had packed it in a white tape pouch and had concealed it inside a stitched pocket of the undergarment that he had worn. The seized gold is valued at Rs 43,29,510.

In another seizure on Thursday, August 11, the customs officers of Air Intelligence unit Mangaluru International airport seized assorted foreign currency equivalent to Indian currency value of Rs 5,97,040 from a male passenger hailing from Bhatkal who was to travel to Dubai by the Spicejet flight SG 059. The passenger had concealed the currency in a handbag carried by him. 


Top Stories

Comment on this article

Leave a Comment

Title: M'luru: Customs sleuths seize gold worth Rs 43 lac, foreign currency of Rs 5.97 lac

You have 2000 characters left.


Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Daijiworld.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Daijiworld.com be held responsible.