He was wanted in connection with a case of smuggling 1.05 kg of gold through Mangalore International Airport in 2016. He had been absonding after securing bail from the Chief Judicial Magistrate's Court, Mangalore.
The Customs team came to know about his presence in Kasaragod when he paid a short visit to his home, following which a surveillance was kept for him at all exit points, Kumar said.
He was arrested from Kasaragod Railway station this morning just before the train to Pune arrived
He was produced before the CJM Court, Mangalore, which remanded him to judicial custody till May 16.
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