Mangaluru: Customs officials seize gold worth Rs.1.46 cr at MIA from Oct 22 to 31

07:41 PM Nov 01, 2022 | Team Udayavani |

Mangaluru: The Customs Officer at the Mangalore International Airport (MIA) seized 2870 gms of 24-carat purity gold valued at Rs. 1,46,87,410 in the seizure operations conducted from October 22 to 31.


The gold was seized from six passengers who arrived from Dubai.

The gold was smuggled through different modus operandi such as concealment in the paste/powder form mixed with solid gum inside a double layered vest (baniyan), in the waist portion of jeans pant, in shoes worn by the pax, and in the rectum.


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