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Over Rs 1 cr gold bars,biscuits seized

Press Trust of India  |  Kochi 

: Gold bars and biscuits worth over Rs one crore were seized from an flight by customs officials at International Airport Friday, a said here.

The gold bars and gold biscuits, weighing 3.57 kilograms and valued at Rs 1.13 crore, were recovered from behind the seat of the flight, which arrived at airport from early Friday, Sumit Kumar said.

He said investigation was on to identify the suspects involved in the smuggling of the gold.

No one is ruled out. We are looking at those with access to aircraft. We will get to the bottom of this racket, Kumar told

He said sleuths were increasing checks of suspect airlines coming from sensitive areas.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 22:20 IST