Customs officers seized gold worth Rs 34.32 lakhs

Friday, November 19th, 2021

Mangaluru : Customs officers at Mangalore International Airport (MIA) seized 681 grams of gold in paste form from a passenger who arrived  from Dubai by an AIr India Express flight on November 19, Friday. According to officials, the passenger hailing from Sullia in Dakshina Kannada arrived from Dubai in Air India Express flight IX 384. […]

Customs officials seize Rs 4.37 lakh worth gold

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Mangaluru : Customs officers seized gold worth Rs 4.37 lakh at Mangaluru International Airport on Tuesday, June 11. Foreign origin gold in powder and paste form of 24 carat quality weighing 131.7 grams stimated to be around Rs 4.37 lakh. The passenger, who arrived from Dubai by Air India Express flight IX384, had concealed the gold in hem […]

Kasargod man arrested by customs officials at airport for smuggling Iranian saffron

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Mangalore :  Iranian saffron of Badiee brand weighing 10 kg and worth Rs 10 lakhs was seized from a person hailing from Pallikere in Kasargod  by the customs officials at Mangalore International Airport on September 4, Wednesday. The saffron was found hidden in two cardboard boxes between clothes. The man named Shukur Pallipuzhu had arrived […]

Mangalore Air crash remembered ; memorial still not in sight

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
Mangalore Air crash

Mangalore : Today, May 22, 2013,  it is exactly three years since the Air India Express flight from Dubai crashlanded at Kenjar near the Bajpe airport in Mangalore on May 22, 2010. Three years on, memories of the worst ever tragedy continue to haunt the families of the deceased, while some are still continuing their […]

Trio arrested at Mangalore airport ; foreign cigarette seized

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Mangalore :A total of 83 cartons of foreign made cigarettes worth Rs 83000 were seized  by the customs authorities at the Mangalore Airport on February 15. Three persons  have been arrested. Those detained are Shaidu Manakkad.Thekke Peedikayil and Moideenkunhi Bangarakunnu Abdulla from Kasargod and Kunhikoya Thangal from Bantwal. According to  D Purushottam, Commissioner of Mangalore […]

Bajpe police man for possessing saffron worth Rs 15 lakh

Monday, January 7th, 2013
saffron worth

Mangalore : The customs officials stopped man carrying saffron and handed him over to the Bajpe Police on Jan 7, Monday morning. The man identified as Mohammed Aslam (32) hailing from Haleyangady was arrested by the Bajpe Police when he came back from Dubai in Air India Express flight IX 814 and was going to […]