Mangaluru: Customs officials at the Mangaluru International Airport seized gold that was being smuggled by a passenger on Tuesday September 21.
The officers seized 293.620 grams of gold worth Rs 13,88,823 from a passenger hailing from Kasargod, Kerala.
The passenger had arrived from Dubai by Air India IXE384.
The gold was concealed inside two layers of black coloured cloth and inside a pink and maroon coloured floral designed blanket. The case has been filed.