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3Kg of Gold seized by customs at Chennai airport

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jul 16, 2019, 2:36 am IST
Updated Jul 16, 2019, 2:36 am IST
On extraction, 3kg of gold of 24K purity, worth at Rs 1.1 crore, was recovered.
he officials also recovered gold cut bits from them.
 he officials also recovered gold cut bits from them.

Chennai: Customs officials seized 3kg of gold worth Rs 1.1 crore from 11 passengers at Chennai international airport on Sunday and arrested two of them. Customs officials intercepted Hameed Hufran Badusha, 23, Meera Hussain, 43, of Chennai, Mohamed Ubuntu  25, and Kalanther Seiyadhu Ali, 40, of Ramanathapuram, Bathusha, 24, of Mandapam, Mohamed Riyadh, 25, of Kilakarai, Alla Pitchai, 24, of Vattanam, Syed Ismail, 32, of Madurai, Shahul Hameed, 38, of SP Pattinam, Savukath Kamal ,49, and Sheik Abdulla, 34 , of Thondi who arrived here from Colombo by a SpiceJet flight. All of them were found to have concealed gold in rubbery paste in their rectums. The officials also recovered gold cut bits from them.

On extraction, 3kg of gold of 24K purity, worth at Rs 1.1 crore, was recovered. Two of the passengers were arrested as they had been booked in gold smuggling cases earlier.

 

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