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Gold seized from aircraft toilet

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Gold bars weighing 1.4 kg and worth about Rs 43 was seized from the of an aircraft which arrived here from by the customs officials today.

The seizure was made by the officials during rummaging of the aircraft, an official release said.

The gold bars were found concealed in two packets that were wrapped using adhesive tape in the rear of the aircraft, it said.

The aircraft, which was scheduled to depart for New Delhi, was later diverted to Colombo due to "technical reasons".

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

First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 20:25 IST