Kozhikode, Feb 27 (PTI) Gold weighing over one kg and worth about Rs 32.4 lakh has been seized at the International airport in nearby Karipur and one person arrested in this connection. Also Read - Air India Express Flight Hits Electric Pole While Landing at Vijayawada Airport
Acting on a tip off, a team of customs officials intercepted a woman who arrived from Muscat by an Air India Express flight yesterday morning, a press release said. Also Read - In a First, Air India Express Launches Robotic Technology to Clean, Disinfect Interiors of Aircraft
A search revealed that she had concealed four crude gold bangles and two crude gold chains weighing 1,044 grams and valued at Rs 32.34 lakh, under her burkha. Also Read - Kozhikode Plane Crash: Families of All Killed, Injured Paid Compensation, Says Air India CMD
The woman was arrested and later let off on bail, it said.
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