Gold worth Rs 32 lakh confiscated from passenger from Dubai at MIA

07:31 PM Jun 04, 2022 | Team Udayavani |

Mangaluru: Customs officials at the Mangalore International Airport foiled a gold smuggling attempt on Saturday, June 4, and confiscated gold worth Rs 32 lakhs.


Officials said 24-carat gold weighing 624 grams and valued at Rs 32,72,880 was confiscated from a passenger. The passenger hailing from Kasaragod in neighboring Kerala had arrived at the airport from Dubai on an Air India Express flight IX384.

The gold was concealed in powder form inside a brown carton box carried as a piece of check-in baggage, officials said.


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