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Gold worth Rs 52 lakh seized from passenger at airport

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Customs officials at Biju Patnaik International Airport here seized smuggled gold worth around Rs 52 lakh from a passenger, officials said on Thursday.

Officers of Air Customs intercepted the passenger hailing from Kerala, who arrived from Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday night, they said.

During frisking, gold weighing 1,310.65 gram having 99.9 per cent purity were recovered from his possession, the officials said.

Further investigation is underway.

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

First Published: Fri, November 15 2019. 00:50 IST
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