Customs officials seized Rs 37.7 lakh worth gold at MIA

Friday, May 6th, 2022
Customs officials seized Rs 37.7 lakh worth gold at MIA

Mangaluru: Customs officials at the Mangaluru International Airport seized 116.5g and 732g of 24 ct purity gold, valued at Rs 6 lakh and Rs 37.7 lakh, respectively in two separate cases of gold smuggling on Thursday. The 116.5g of gold was seized from a passenger arriving from Dubai. The gold was smuggled in the form […]

Customs official seized Rs 14.09 lakh worth gold at MIA

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Mangaluru : Customs at Mangalore International Airport (MIA) on Tuesday seized 447.61 grams of gold from two passengers who arrived on board international flights from Dubai valued at Rs 14.09 lakh. While 395.26 grams of gold in paste form was seized from a passenger who had hidden it in his rectum, the officials seized 52.35 […]

Customs official seized 2 kg gold at Mangalore Airport

Thursday, November 19th, 2015
2kg Gold

Mangaluru : The officers of Customs, Mangalore International Airport seized about 2 kgs of gold valued about Rs.53 lakhs from a passenger who arrived from Dubai. On a reasonable suspicion, the officers enquired with a passenger as to whether he possessed any dutiable items to be declared to Customs. As the passenger could not provide […]

Customs official seized 583 Gram gold at Mangalore Airport

Monday, April 6th, 2015
Gold rod

Mangaluru : The officers of Customs at Mangalore International Airport seized gold in the form of two cylindrical rod shaped objects totally weighing 583.300 Grams of value Rs.15,71,944/- brought by a passenger who arrived from Dubai here on Monday, April 6. The passenger had brought these gold rods by concealing them in his rectum. The […]

Customs official seized gold worth Rs.27 lakh at Mangalore Intl. Airport

Thursday, December 4th, 2014
silver paint suitcase

Mangaluru : The Customs officers at Mangalore International Airport, seized gold totally weighing 1033.000 grams, valued at Rs.27,27,120/-, all of which were kept in a Trolley suitcase, brought as checked in baggage carried by a passenger, who arrived from Dubai on Wednesday, Nov 3. The gold concealed in a silver paint coated suitcase handle buckle […]

The customs official seized Rs.10,46,400 gold from Dubai Passenger

Monday, October 20th, 2014
gold bar concealed

Mangalore : The officers of Customs at Mangalore International Airport seized 384.000 grams of gold on 20.10.2014, valued at Rs.10,46,400/-, in the form of cut pieces of ten tolas gold bar concealed in the motor of a toy jeep and a toy dog, and in the form of silver colour paint coated cylindrical objects concealed […]

Passenger accuses customs officials of assaulting him at airport

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Mangalore :  A passenger named Ismail (24) who had arrived by an Air India Express flight from Muscat was reportedly assaulted by a customs official  at the Mangalore International airport on August 20, Tuesday. It is learnt Ismail from Munnur was intercepted for having gold and asked to pay duty. The officials had detained him […]