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Rs 30 lakh worth gold seized in Kochi airport

Press Trust of India  |  Kochi 

: Gold worth over Rs 30 lakh was seized by the Customs officials at the airport here and a man who arrived from a Gulf country arrested in this connection, an official said today.

The gold, in the form of foils and totally weighing 973 grams, was kept concealed in a cardboard carton and made to appear like packing material, Customs Commissioner Sumit Kumar said.

The passener hailed from Kozhikode, he added.

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First Published: Sun, March 18 2018. 22:15 IST