Gold hiding in rectums.
Gold hiding in rectums.

Gold worth Rs 1.75 crore seized from five passengers at Chennai airport

ANI | Updated: Jan 24, 2021 22:30 IST


Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 24 (ANI): Chennai Air Customs on Sunday seized 3.46 kilogram of gold worth Rs 1.75 crore along with cigarettes and used laptops valued of Rs 2.5 lakh from five passengers coming from Dubai.


The 18 bundles of gold paste recovered from the rectum and six cut bits from pants. All five passengers have been arrested by the airport police.

"Chennai Air Customs: 3.46 kg gold worth Rs 1.75 crore; ciggs and used laptops worth Rs 2.5 lakhs seized under Customs Act from 5 pax who arrived from Dubai by EK 542; 18 gold paste bundles received from rectum and 6 cut bits from pants. All 5 were arrested," said the Department in a tweet. (ANI)

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