Customs officials seize 1,088 grams of gold at Kozhikode airport

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 The seizures were made in two separate incidents from the passengers arriving from Dubai.

 

The Customs Preventive Department (CPD) has seized 1,088 grams of of compound gold from two passengers at Kozhikode International Airport on Saturday.

According to the report from the Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive), Kochi, the seizures were made in two separate incidents from the passengers arriving from Dubai.

In one case, the 495.9 grams of compound gold were seized from a passenger who had concealed it in the form of three capsule-shaped packets in his rectum.

Meanwhile, the other passenger had concealed 591.8 grams in two plastic pouches around his waist.

In a similar incident, on November 6, the Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive) seized 1,096 grams of compound gold from a passenger at Kozhikode International Airport who concealed it in five capsule-shaped packets in his rectum.

 

With inputs from Agency

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