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Gold Worth 18.95 Lakh Rupees Seized At Mangaluru Airport

Smuggled gold by a passenger was retrieved by Officials of the Customs department at the Mangaluru International Airport (MIA).

Gold Worth 18.95 Lakh Rupees Seized At Mangaluru Airport
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Officials of the Customs department at the Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) seized gold that was being smuggled by a male passenger.
       

The passenger, hailing from Bhatkal in Uttara Kannada district, had arrived from Dubai by a private airliner, a customs release said here Thursday. 
       

The officials seized 24-carat gold weighing 364.5 gm, valued at Rs 18,95,400 from the passenger on Wednesday.
       

He had tried to smuggle the gold in the paste form packed in a paper and plastic packet which was concealed inside the stitched pocket of ladies' undergarments carried in a carton box, the release said. 

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