Rs 2.55 cr worth gold seized from 4 persons from Karipur airport
Konodotty: The Kozhikode Air Customs Intelligence and the Kozhikode Preventive Customs seized Rs 2.25 cr worth smuggled gold from 4 travellers who reached the airport from abroad in the last few days. The gold was concealed inside the body and also inside the underwear.
1.12 kilo of gold was seized from a Malappuram native Anoop who reached by the Emirates flight from Abu Dhabi the other day. The gold was in capsule form and was hidden inside the body. Besides, 2.36 kg gold and 1.75 kilo gold were seized from Thamarassery Shyjil and Adivaram native Ashish respectively. The gold was concealed in a mixture form inside their undergarments and were seized in a customs search.
The Customs Preventive officers seized 872 gram gold from Wayanad man Elamchery Shemin (21) who hid it inside the body. In total, the customs department seized gold worth Rs 2.55 cr from 4 persons.