New Delhi: The sleuths of Customs Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport seized 12 gold bars on Thursday.
The gold bars collectively weighing 1392 grams with an approximate market value of Rs 38,52,360 were seized from a baggage trolley.
Further investigation is underway in the case.
Mumbai: 12 gold bars collectively weighing 1392 gms valued at Rs38,52,360 seized from a baggage trolley at Chhatrapati Shivaji Int'l Airport pic.twitter.com/actSl8juWB
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Earlier in the day, Border Security Force (BSF) troopers apprehended a Bangladeshi national and seized 926.5 grams of gold bars with an approximate market value of Rs 28.24 lakh in Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district.
Last month, a 83-year-old man was caught at the CSI airport while trying to smuggle gold. He was found carrying 676 grams of gold bars worth Rs 19.7 lakhs from Dubai.