Gold smuggling: Gold worth Rs 1.04 crore seized from train passengers

South India
Typography

As per the Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive), Kochi, the gold was secretly concealed in the waistbands.

 

The Customs Preventive Unit (CPU) on Tuesday seized 1.989 kilograms of smuggled gold bars and cut-pieces from two passengers traveling on a train from Chennai to Alleppey.

According to the official report,the seized gold has a market value of about Rs 1.04 crore.

As per the Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive), Kochi, the gold was secretly concealed in the waistbands of the duo.

Earlier this week, the Kerala Air Intelligence Unit detected four capsules of gold compound weighing 674 grams from the possession of a passenger at Kannur International Airport.

 

With input from Agency

Image credit: ANI

All Comments