Mangaluru Airport Customs officers seize smuggled gold powder worth Rs 14.5 lakhs

05:44 PM Sep 12, 2023 | Team Udayavani |

Mangaluru: Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport thwarted another attempt to smuggle gold into the country.


The officials seized 242 grams of gold powder valued at Rs 14.5 lakhs from a passenger who arrived from Dubai on an Air India Flight on September 12.

The gold was concealed between two layers of four blue-coloured carbon thick paper sheets kept on four inner sides of a carton box, the officials said.


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