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Hyderabad: Two held at airport on smuggling charges, gold worth 13.72 lakh seized

Two passengers were arrested at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad and about 462 gm gold worth about Rs 13.72 lakh seized from them when they were allegedly trying to smuggle it, a Customs officer said today.

India TV News Desk, Hyderabad [ Published on: March 07, 2017 14:16 IST ]
Hyderabad: Two held at airport on smuggling charges, gold worth 13.72 lakh seizePhoto:PTI

Two passengers were arrested at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad and about 462 gm gold worth about Rs 13.72 lakh seized from them when they were allegedly trying to smuggle it, a Customs officer said today.

The two passengers, who came together in a flight from Dubai last night at around 9 PM, had concealed a gold sheet, weighing around 235 gm, in a checked-in baggage.

Besides, two gold rods of 227 gm were hidden in a handle of their trolley bag, he said.

The yellow metal was seized after the duo was questioned, he said.

Asked if the two passengers were taken into custody, the Customs officer refused to comment on it but said an investigation was underway in the matter.

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