Mangaluru: The Customs Officials at the Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) seized 192.32 gm of 24-Carat-gold valued at Rs. 10.25 lakh from a passenger.
Customs officers at MIA seized 24 carat purity gold of net wt 192.32 gm & valued at ₹10.25 lakhs from a pax who arrived from Dubai on 23.04.2022. The gold was smuggled in the form of narrow metallic rod type objects concealed inside ladies handbag.@cbic_india @blrcustoms pic.twitter.com/KAPYxRMztm
— Customs-Mangaluru (@Cusmglr) April 23, 2022
According to a release, the gold was concealed inside a handbag. The passenger smuggling the gold arrived on a flight from Dubai on Saturday April 23.
The gold was being smuggled in the form of two narrow straight solid metallic rod objects.