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Over 3 kg gold concealed in coffee bottles, footwear seized at Mumbai airport; 1 arrested

The women, who had flown to India from Nairobi via Sharjah, were carrying small gold bars hidden in their undergarments, spice bottles, and footwear. 

Abhay Parashar Reported by: Abhay Parashar @abhayparashar
Mumbai Published on: December 19, 2021 23:25 IST
Over 3 kg gold concealed in coffee bottles, footwear seized

Over 3 kg gold concealed in coffee bottles, footwear seized at Mumbai airport

Customs officials at the Mumbai International Airport have detained 18 Kenyan women with 3.8 kilograms worth of gold for allegedly smuggling the precious metal from Sharjah on Sunday. The gold seized is worth Rs 2 crores in the market.

They had brought about four kilograms worth of gold from Sharjah by concealing it in their undergarments, spice bottles and footwear, the customs officials added. 

 

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