Mangaluru: Customs officials confiscate smuggled gold worth Rs 39.35 lakhs

05:16 PM May 18, 2022 | Team Udayavani |

Mangaluru: Customs officials at Mangalore International Airport seized gold worth Rs 39.35 lakh from a passenger on May 18.


The Kasargod-based passenger, who arrived from Dubai on an Air India flight, carried 24-carat gold weighing about 756 grams. The market value of the same is estimated to be about Rs 39.35 lakhs.

The gold was concealed in 4 oval-shaped packets in paste form concealed within the body, a press release said.


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