Gold worth rupees more than thirty-seven lakhs has been seized at Mumbai airport on Monday. Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) officers intercepted a passenger holding Indian passport form Mumbai Airport, who was trying to illegal smuggle gold weighing 1379 grams. The total worth of the two gold blocks recovered is around Rs 37,353,25.
The passenger was attempting surreptitious removal of 2 pieces of gold by concealing the same in housing of copper winding of Mixer/ Grinder which was recovered and seized under the provisions of the Customs Act, 1962.
AIU officers intercepted a passenger holding Indian passport at Mumbai airport,2 pieces of gold weighing 1379gms valued at Rs 3735325 seized pic.twitter.com/k7fxB7ZQre— ANI (@ANI_news) January 23, 2017