Eight passengers arrested over Rs 2 cr seized at MIA

Friday, January 20th, 2023

Mangaluru : Customs officials at the Mangaluru International Airport have seized 3,677 grams of gold worth Rs 2,01,69,800 in different cases between January 1 and 18. As many as eight passengers were detained in this connection on charges of smuggling gold. During this period, e-cigarettes with e-nicotine liquid worth Rs 3,20,265 were seized from a […]

Rs 2.01 crores worth Gold seized at Mangaluru International Airport

Friday, November 11th, 2022

Mangaluru : Customs officials at the Mangaluru International Airport have arrested four persons for smuggling gold. A total of 3.895 kg of gold worth Rs 2.01 crores has been seized from them. All the four had arrived by a flight from Dubai on November 10. The rhodium coated gold strips of 24 carat purity were […]

Rs 41.33 lakh worth gold sized at Mangaluru International Airport

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

Mangaluru : The Customs officers at Mangaluru International Airport arrested a person and sized smuggling gold on Thursday September 16, The passenger, Jafar Kallingal (29) arrived by Air India Express Flight IX384 from Dubai. The gold was being smuggled by way of concealment in the rectum of the passenger. The officers seized gold totally weighing 854 grams […]

Mangaluru Customs officials arrested Bhatkal man with Rs.13,17,860 worth smuggling gold

Friday, May 28th, 2021

Mangaluru : Customs officials arrested a Bhatkal man who was smuggling gold at Mangalore airport on May 26. Siddique Miqdam Hussain of Bhatkal in Uttara Kannada district is a gold smuggler. He arrived in Dubai by Air India flight IX 384. On his inspection, it was found that gold was shipped in the rectum as […]

Husband and wife arrested for smuggling gold

Sunday, March 28th, 2021

Mangaluru : Officials of Mangaluru Air Customs on March 28 arrested a woman passenger and her husband hailing from Cheroor of Kasaragod in Kerala on the charges of smuggling gold. The woman had concealed the gold in her inner garments after turning it into in powder form and mixing it with a solid gum. The […]

Two women caught smuggling gold at Mangalore Int. airport

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Mangaluru : The Officers of customs at Mangaluru International Airport on Thursday, January 17 busted another modus operandi of gold smuggling and seized foreign origin gold 24KT (in paste form), weighing 314 grams net totally valued at Rs 10,16,000, in two separate cases. The officers seized gold in the form of paste weighing 140 gms […]

DRI official arrestd Jet Airways Jet aircraft technician for smuggling gold

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Mangaluru : The officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) was arrested a aircraft maintenance technician working with Jet Airways at the Mangaluru International Airport for his alleged involvement in smuggling gold on Tuesday. DRI deputy director Vinayak Bhat said that the intelligence input of the DRI Mangaluru indicated that gold smuggling was going on […]

A lady arrested for smuggling gold at Mangalore Intl. Airport

Friday, December 19th, 2014
Gold mia

Mangaluru : On a tip off given by the Immigration Authorities of Mangalore International Airport, the officers of Customs at Mangalore International Airport intercepted a lady passenger and seized from her possession, gold ornaments weighing 749.900 grams valued at Rs.16,49,780/- brought by her in a concealed manner. The gold ornaments packed in two rectangular shaped […]

Young woman detained for smuggling gold

Sunday, July 21st, 2013
smuggling gold

Mangalore : A 29 year old woman was detained along with her family including husband and their four year old son for smuggling gold. They had arrived by an Air India Express flight from Dubai. The DRI sleuths intercepted the family on suspicion. Later  it was found that the woman had hidden gold biscuits and […]