Gold worth Rs 18.47L seized at MIA

Gold worth Rs 18.47L seized at MIA

Mangaluru : Customs officers on Tuesday seized gold weighing 483.57 grams from a passenger, who arrived from Dubai by an Air India flight, at Mangalore International Airport.

Acting on a tip off, customs officials detained the passenger and found 24-carat gold worth Rs 18.47 lakh in the form of paste.

The gold was found stashed in three packets in the passenger’s rectum.