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Customs officials intercepted Quazi Eajaz Ahmed of Honnavar, a port town in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, after he arrived at the airport from Muscat by an Oman Airways flight and seized 700 grams of gold from him. Also Read - Karnataka Bandh Today: Farmers Call For a State-wide Shutdown Against State Bills | 10 Points
The passenger was subsequently arrested, a Customs release said.