pennews
www.pennews.net
Gold worth about Rs 15.81 lakh seized at  Mangaluru Airport
Karnataka

Gold worth about Rs 15.81 lakh seized at Mangaluru Airport

Agency News

Mangaluru, Feb 4 : Alert Customs officials have arrested two passengers and seized Rs 15.81 lakhs worth gold from them on their arrival at the International Airport here recently.

Sources said that while 358 gram gold was seized when a passenger, who arrived from Dubai by Spice Jet flight, when he tried to smuggle the yellow metal by converting it as foils and another passenger, also from Dubai, was nabbed while trying to smuggle 116.580 gram gold by keeping them in his rectum on February 2.

Both the passengers were arrested and further investigation is in progress. (UNI)