Mangalore- Customs officials seized 1.575-kilogram gold, valued about, Rs 63 lakh from 3 passengers who arrived from the Dubai here at Mangalore Airport on Thursday.
The first incident, 3 days back gold weighing 336.7 grm was found in possession of the inbound air passenger. passenger who arrived by Air India flight from Dubai had hidden the yellow metal in his socks. value of the seized yellow metal is estimated to be Rs 13.43 lakh.
In the other 2 instances that took place on 7 January, gold weighing 1239 gram and valued about Rs 50.3 lakh was seized from two passengers who arrived from Dubai by the Air India flight. One of passengers had tried to smuggle 523 gram gold in paste.
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