Gold worth Rs 13.88 lakh seized at MIA

Source: PTI | Published on 21st September 2021, 7:08 PM | Coastal News |

Mangaluru: Customs officials at the Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) here seized gold worth Rs 13.88 lakh which was being smuggled by a passenger on Tuesday.

The officials seized 293.62 grams (net) of 24 carat purity gold, valued at Rs 13,88,823 from a man hailing from Kasaragod district in Kerala.

The passenger had arrived from Dubai by Air India IXE384.

The gold was concealed inside two layers of black coloured cloth and inside a pink and maroon coloured floral designed blanket. A case has been registered, customs release here said. 

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