Air Intelligence Unit at Kannur Airport seized 1456 grams of gold from a passenger

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The passenger concealed the gold as compound form and wrapped it around his ankles.

 

The Air Intelligence Unit at Kannur Airport seized 1,456 grams of gold from a passenger who arrived from Dubai, on Saturday.

According to the Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive), Kochi, the passenger has been arrested.

As per the news agency ANI report, the passenger concealed the gold as compound form and wrapped it around his ankles.

Earlier, the Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive) seized 1,096 grams of compound gold from a passenger at Kozhikode International Airport, on Friday.

The compound gold was in five capsule-shaped packets concealed in the rectum of the passenger.

The gold has been seized under the Customs Act 1962 and further investigation is underway. 


With inputs from Agency

Image credit: ANI

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