Gold bars seized at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport


Mumbai – On Thursday, The CISF seized precious gold bars valued around Rs 11.12 lakh hidden in a pair of slippers of a traveler at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport.

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CISF officials said, the seizure occurred around 7.20 am when CISF Assistant Sub Inspector saw the presence of metal in the lower part of the body of a traveler during the pre-embarkatation security checked at the security hold area of the Terminal 2.

The traveler was asked to remove his slippers and pass them through X-BIS machine for x-ray showing. During the transmission, high density metal images were marked inside the sole of slippers that the travelers was wearing. On bodily checking, 2 gold bars weighing around 381 grams and valued Rs 11.12 lakh were recovered from Rahat Ali (Accused), an Indian national who inwards from Bahrain on Go Air flight No. G8-056 at 4.55 am and was made-up to fly to Delhi by Vistara Airlines flight No. UK-994.he can not produce any legal document for the precious gold.

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