1.163 kg gold seized at Mangaluru International Airport

1:45 PM, Monday, June 27th, 2022

Mangaluru : Customs officials at the Mangaluru International Airport seized gold is valued at Rs 60.24 lakhs from a male passenger.

Gold of 24-carat purity weighing 1.163 kg was seized from a male passenger hailing from Kasaragod.

The passenger had arrived from Dubai on Indigo flight 6E1102 which landed at MIA on June 26. The gold was packed in paste form mixed with solid gum and shaped into 4 oval-shaped packets.

These packets were concealed in the rectum of the passenger, customs officials said.

Menawhile the passenger has been arrested and an investigation has been launched into the incident.

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