According to a Mumbai Customs official, the gold dust, worth Rs. 1,05,27,331, was hidden in the underpants of the couple and their three-year-old child. Two kilograms of gold dust worth over Rs 1 crore was seized at the Mumbai airport from an Indian family arriving from Singapore, an official revealed. According to a Mumbai Customs official, the gold dust, worth Rs 1,05,27,331, was hidden in the underpants of the couple and their three-year-old child.
"On September 12, 2023, Mumbai Airport Customs officials, based on profiling, seized 24 KT gold dust weighing 2.0 kg from an Indian family traveling from Singapore." "The two passengers had hidden the gold in their inner clothes and the nappy of their three-year-old child," the officer said.
Earlier, Air Customs Intelligence at Kerala's Cochin International Airport had caught a man with more than 700 grams of gold paste inside his rectum. The value of the seized gold has been estimated at Rs 40 lakh. Will update you soon with further information.
Even before this, According to the officer, the gold dust was hidden in expertly stitched compartments within the passenger's pants, undergarments, and kneecap. Mumbai Airport Customs on Thursday caught an Indian national with about 4.2 kg of gold powder worth Rs 2.28 crore, according to an official.
According to the authority, the gold dust was found by an Indian man who had come from Muscat. "Today, Mumbai Airport Customs seized over 4.2 kg of gold dust worth Rs 2.28 crore from an Indian national arriving from Muscat." "The gold dust was hidden in carefully stitched pockets inside the passenger's jeans, undergarments, and kneecap," the officer said. The video of the gold seized by Mumbai Airport Customs was also widely circulated on social media.
Earlier, officials said that in the month of April, Mumbai Airport Customs registered 55 cases of smuggling of cigarettes of foreign origin and recovered about 9,36,700 cigarettes. The value of cigarettes seized by Customs was Rs 41 lakh.
"During the month of April 2023, Mumbai Airport Customs registered 55 cases of cigarette smuggling of foreign origin and seized approximately 9,36,700 cigarettes worth Rs 41 lakh," Mumbai Customs said in a tweet. Leave a comment (Except for the title, this story has not been modified by NDTV).