Panaji (Goa) [India], Jan 31 (ANI): The Custom department on Wednesday recovered gold bars weighing 720 grams valued at Rs 19, 92,200 from an Air India flight at Goa Dabolim airport. Also Read - Veteran Congress Leader Satish Sharma Dies at 73

While performing duties during arrival of Air India Flight AI-994, the Uniform officers of Goa Customs rummaged the aircraft and found two small black pouches containing Gold Bars weighing 720 grams, from an un-occupied seat pocket of the aircraft. Also Read - New Delhi, Goa and Mumbai Top Booked Destinations by Indians During Valentine’s Week

The uniformed officers inquired about the ownership of gold from the passengers but no passenger came forward to claim the ownership. Also Read - Mira Rajput Flaunts Her Rs 20K Abstract Print Co-ord in Goa And Husband Shahid Kapoor Goes Flirty Over The Look

The said gold was seized under the Customs Act.

The whole exercise was conducted under the guidance of Commissioner of Customs R Manohar.

Further investigation is underway. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.