Police seizes gold worth Rs 26 lakh from passenger at Karipur airport

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Karipur: Police seized 766 grams of gold compound from a passenger who arrived at Karipur International Airport. He was nabbed by the officials after he cleared security screening and emerged from the airport.

Muhammed Murshid(26), a native of Vadakara, was arrested with a compound of 695 grams of gold, estimated to cost around Rs 26 lakh.

He arrived from Bahrain and was caught by the police on the basis of a tip-off. The gold compound was expertly hidden in the body. Meanwhile, the police have also abbed two others who came to buy gold from him. Four mobile phones, Rs 50,000, two passports and a vehicle were also seized by the police.

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