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2 held with gold valued at Rs 1.12cr at Hyderabad airport

2 held with gold valued at Rs 1p12cr at Hyderabad airport
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Hyderabad: The Customs officials at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad have seized gold valued at Rs 1.12 crore, an official said on Saturday, adding that two persons have been apprehended in this connection.

Based on profiling, the Customs officials intercepted two passengers coming from Jeddah.

“In one case, gold was concealed in a portable speaker, light and also rectum. In another case, gold was concealed in an iron box,” said an official.

The official said that it was clear that both the passengers had committed an offense punishable under Sections 132 and 135 of the Customs Act.

The passengers were arrested under Section 104 of the Customs Act.

The gold recovered from the passengers was seized under Section 110 of the Customs Act.

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