Custom personnel seize Gold worth Rs. 1cr at Kochi Airport
Customs personnel at Kochi Airport have made nine seizures of gold worth Rs. 1 crore last week. Customs Commissioner Sumit Kumar said the passengers used various modes of concealment like hiding in rectum, shoes, inner-wear etc as well as in semi-solid paste form to smuggle gold, but due to the alertness of Customs sleuths these attempts were foiled. Here's more.
Further, Gold worth Rs. 35 lakh seized yesterday
Further, Air Intelligence officers of Customs at the Kochi Airport effected a seizure of 1,140 grams of gold from a Kozhikode resident, who arrived by an Air India flight from Dubai yesterday. The gold was concealed in semi-solid paste form, filled in a polythene cover and strapped on to the waist of the passenger. The recovered gold was valued at Rs. 35 lakh.
Gold seized worth Rs. 1 crore in 5 days
The total amount of gold seized during the period from February 27 to March 3 was 3.225 kg with a total value of Rs. 1 crore approximately.