Gold worth Rs 31.31 lakh seized at Mangaluru airport


Mangaluru International Airport / Photo Courtesy: aera.gov.in

Mangaluru: Customs officials at the Mangaluru International Airport have seized gold worth over Rs 31 lakh from a passenger who arrived here from Dubai.

The gold worth Rs 31,31,440, weighing 602.2 grams was confiscated from the passenger, a Customs release said here on Monday.

The passenger, hailing from Kasaragod in Kerala, was carrying the gold in a paste form concealed inside a packet of milk powder.

The officials have filed a case and further investigations are on, the release added.

(PTI)

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