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Gold bar worth lakhs found concealed passenger's rectum

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

A gold bar worth Rs 5 was recovered at the International airport from a passenger who allegedly concealed the in his rectum.

A passenger, a resident of Ulhas Nagar in Maharashtra, arrived from by an Indigo flight here today, a said.

Customs sleuths intercepted him when they found him walking awkwardly while trying to cross the green channel, he said.

A gold bar weighing 182 grams worth Rs 5.61 was recovered from the passenger, the said.

Initially, he refused to accept that he was carrying gold in any form but admitted it later, the said.

The recovery came two days after gold bars worth Rs 25 were recovered from two women passengers who also had concealed them in their rectum.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 20:20 IST
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