Gold caught by customs department at Rajeev Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad on Friday Photo/ANI.
Gold caught by customs department at Rajeev Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad on Friday Photo/ANI.

Hyderabad: Passenger arrested for smuggling gold worth Rs 19,71,433 at airport

ANI | Updated: May 03, 2019 23:40 IST

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 3 (ANI): The customs department arrested a passenger carrying gold weighing 655 grams and worth Rs 19,71,433, concealed in check-in baggage at the Rajeev Gandhi International Airport here on Friday.
The passenger arrived in Hyderabad from Dubai by flight number EK528 was arrested by officials with the gold concealed in belt buckles and purse. To avoid being caught, the passenger hid the gold with steel and copper coated flowers.
A case has been registered and further probe is underway. (ANI)

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