Hyderabad: Customs officials seized 363 grams of gold from a passenger at Shamshabad airport here on Wednesday. The value of the gold was put at Rs 10.98 lakh. The man had arrived from Jeddah by a Saudi Airlines flight.
The Customs Officers of the Air Intelligence Unit intercepted the passenger based on their profiling. An official said that the passenger had hidden the gold bars in a specially made secret pocket in his undergarments. He misdeclared before the officials to evade customs duty, an official said.