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Gold worth Rs 26 lakhs seized in separate incidents at Mangaluru airport


Team Udayavani, Apr 3, 2021, 2:36 PM IST

Mangaluru: Smuggled gold valued at Rs 26 lakh was seized from two passengers who arrived at the Mangaluru airport from different gulf nations, customs officials said on Saturday.

On Friday, the officials intercepted two passengers hailing from Kasaragod in Kerala, for smuggling gold in paste form into the country.

While one had arrived here from Sharjah in the late hours of Thursday, the other had disembarked from an Air India flight from Dubai. The two tried to smuggle gold by concealing in the press buttons of jeans shirts and gold chains concealed in shoes worn by one of them. Gold of net weight 576 gm valued at Rs 26 lakh was seized.

Further investigation is under progress. The operation was led by deputy commissioner Praveen Kandi IRS.

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