Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru
Mangaluru, Sep 21: Officers of Customs at the Mangaluru International Airport seized gold which was being smuggled by a passenger on Tuesday September 21.
The officers seized 293.620 grams (net) of 24 carat purity gold, valued at Rs 13,88,823 from a male passenger hailing from Kasargod, Kerala.
The passenger had arrived from Dubai by Air India IXE384.
The gold was concealed inside two layers of black coloured cloth and inside a pink and maroon coloured floral designed blanket.
An offence case has been registered.