DRI seized gold worth Rs 1.185 cr, 2 passengers arrested

Source: ANI | Published on 4th September 2018, 1:15 PM | National News | Don't Miss |

Chandigarh: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Monday seized foreign marked gold weighing 3.86 kilograms valuing Rs. 1.185 crore from two passengers.


Both the passengers arrived at the airport via flight IX 188 from Sharjahto Chandigarh.


Acting upon the specific intelligence, the seized gold found concealed in the footwear worn by the passengers.


Immediately, both the passengers were arrested under the Customs Act1962 and further investigation is presently underway.

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