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Sudan national held for smuggling gold from Sharjah

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

Smuggled gold bars worth nearly Rs 25 lakhs were seized from a national who was arrested after he arrived at the airport here from Sharjah, DRI said Monday.

Directorate of officials (DRI) received inputs that Hafez Ahmed Ishag Musa(38) attempted to smuggle the which was concealed in the space for batteries in two

The sleuths intercepted him on November three and recovered the foreign origin gold in the form of five tola bars of 24 carat purity totally weighing 761.200 grams and valued at about Rs 25 lakh, a DRI release said.

His wife was accompanying him, it said.

The passenger was arrested and enlarged on bail, it added.

Further investigation in the case was in progress.

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 16:35 IST