Customs officials seized Rs 17.54 lakhs worth gold at MIA

Tuesday, October 12th, 2021
Gold smuggling

Mangaluru: Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport on Tuesday seized 364 grams gold (24kt) valued at Rs 17.54 lakhs from a Dubai arrival passenger here. The passenger, a native of Kasargod had arrived via Air India Express Flight No IX384 at around 0205 hours on October 12. 24 carat purity gold & valued at ₹17.54 lakhs […]

Mangaluru Customs Officials seized Rs. 43.88 lakh worth gold at MIA

Friday, October 8th, 2021
Gold MIA

Mangaluru : The Officials at Mangaluru Customs at Mangalore International Airport (MIA) seized 920 grams of gold valued at Rs. 43.88 lakh on Friday. The passenger who arrived at the airport from Dubai via Air India Express flight IX 384 ld was concealed in powder form inside a specially stitched pocket in the underwear worn […]

Gold seized from a man at Mangalore airport

Saturday, March 27th, 2021

Mangaluru : The Customs sleuths on Friday arrested Ismail Ahmad, a resident of Kasaragod in Kerala, on the charge of smuggling 1.23 kg of gold at the international airport here. According to Customs sleuths, Ahmad had concealed in his undergarments the gold in powder form mixed with solid gum. He was also carrying gold in […]

Customs officials seized Rs 53.5 lakh worth gold from two passengers at MIA

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Mangaluru : The Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) on Thursday seized gold weighing over 1 kg from two passengers including a woman. The value of the seized gold is Rs 53.5 lakh, a customs release here said. The two were found with 1.103 kg gold in a sanitary napkin, while 0.404 kg gold […]

Money for corona – A man cheated woman collecting her gold and cash worth Rs 80,000

Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

Mangaluru :  A woman lost her mangalsutra worth Rs 60,000 and cash Rs 20,000 after a man who assured her that hospitals are providing money for corona. Rakesh, who is said to have introduced himself as a bank employee, approached the woman who was standing at ration shop at Thokkottu. Rakesh convinced the woman to believe […]

Rs 32.96 lakh worth gold seized at Mangaluru International Airport

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
Gold MIA

Mangaluru : The gold worth Rs 32,96,800 from a passenger who arrived by a Spice Jet flight from Dubai seized at Mangaluru International Airport by Customs officials. The 24 carat gold weighed 634 grams. The accused was carrying the gold in powdered form in his body. He has been identified as Aboobakker Siddique of Mangaluru.

Gold worth Rs 25.45 lakh seized at Mangaluru airport

Thursday, October 8th, 2020
Gold Sumesh

Mangaluru : The Customs officials at Mangaluru airport have seized gold valued at Rs 25,45,920 from a passenger in Air India Express flight on October 4. The Passenger who had arrived from Dubai have been concealed inside the heating element of an electric rice cooker. The accused has been identified as Sumesh a resident of Kasargod. […]

Gold Bussiness man H.V. Shivananda Shet passesaway

Sunday, September 6th, 2020
Shivananda Shet

Mangaluru: Former member of the Karnataka Konkani Sahithya Academy, H.V Shivananda Shet (60), died at Shimoga after a short illness. The deceased is the son of Vasudeva S Shet Honnavar and Mrs. Kamakshi Vasudeva Shet, a former member of the Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Akademi He survived by his wife, two daughters, and a son. He was […]

Rs 2 crore worth gold eized at Mangaluru Air Cargo Complex

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Mangaluru: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) sleuths seized five kg of gold valued at Rs two crores at the Air Cargo Complex in Mangaluru on Monday. Acting on a tip-off, officials of DRI from Bengaluru and Mangaluru during a co-ordinated effort busted a unique modus operandi of smuggling of gold through the Air Cargo Complex […]

Gold worth 18.47 lakh seized at MIA airport

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
Gold worth 18.47 lakh seized at MIA airport

Mangaluru : The Customs officials recovered 483.57 grams of gold, valued at ₹ 18.47 lakh, from a passenger at the international airport here on Tuesday, November 18. The passenger is said to have concealed the gold, which is in paste form, in his rectum. The Customs sleuths said that the passenger was checked soon after he […]

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