Dubai gold smuggler held in Kerala

Dubai gold smuggler held in Kerala

Dubai gold smuggler held in Kerala

Kochi :
Customs sleuths at the international airport in Kozhikode have foiled a bid to smuggle gold weighing 1 kg, concealed in a nebuliser by a “professional smuggler” who arrived from Dubai.
A search of his baggage on suspicion led to the seizure of 24 carat gold hidden inside a nebulizer, in the form of 38 silver coated plates, Customs Commissioner Sumit Kumar said here .
He said the seized silver coated gold plates totally weighing 1,008 grams was worth Rs 31 lakhs. The passenger, a professional smuggler from Dubai, was arrested and further investigation is in progress, he added.

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