Customs officials seize over Rs 87 lac worth smuggled gold at Mangaluru International Airport

Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (MS)

Mangaluru, Sep 29: The customs officials here at the international airport seized smuggled gold worth over Rs 87 lac in separate incidents.

In the first incident, a passenger was caught by the customs officials here for trying to smuggle gold worth Rs 10.54 lac. The passenger had arrived from Dubai on September 27. As the officials searched his bag, they found 176 grams of 24 Carat gold. He had concealed the gold in an air pods, mobile phone charger and wrist watch. The passenger is taken into custody by the customs officials.

In another incident, three passengers arriving from Dubai and Abu Dhabi to Mangaluru in different flights on September 26 and 27 were intercepted after they crossed the green channel. As a result of frisking, scanning of handbag, scanning and open examination of carton box and detailed interrogation of the three passengers, gold of 24 carat totally weighing 1273 grams worth Rs 76,50,730 was recovered from them. The said gold objects in the three cases were concealed in the rectum, air pods and height adjustable pipe of the toy scooter. One passenger was taken into custody.






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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Fri, Sep 29 2023

    koyi bachke nahin ja paayega...better give up all illegal things...Karu nadu is ruled by the honest and just Sidda devaraya....

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  • Martin, Mangalore

    Fri, Sep 29 2023

    To the Esteemed Authorities, as a concerned Indian citizen, it is imperative that we receive a transparent and comprehensive account of the planned course of action for the confiscated smuggled valuables. Clarity on the next steps is vital for fostering trust and accountability. Let not do Hindu-Muslim, BJP-congress, Nehru did this, Vajpayee did this etc. etc... here. the Current Govt. in power is answerable without beating around the bush.

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