Kochi, Mar 13 (PTI) Undeclared gold worth more than Rs 7 lakh was seized from a passenger who arrived at the Kozhikode airport from Bahrain, a Customs official said today.

The seizure was made yesterday when officers of the Air Intelligence Unit, acting on a tip-off, intercepted Sameer Mykulangara Thaza, a native of Kozhikode, and searched him, Customs Commissioner Sumit Kumar said in a release here.

Gold weighing 233.38 grams and valued at Rs 7.17 lakh was kept concealed in a crude chain.

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