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Smuggled gold worth Rs 22 lakh seized at Bhubaneswar airport

13/09/2018 at 1:24 PM

Bhubaneswar: The Air Intelligence Wing sleuths of the Customs today seized gold worth Rs 21.89 lakh from a passenger at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here.

Sources said acting on specific input, the Intelligence wing sleuths intercepted a passenger who arrived at the airport in an Air Asia airport from Kula Lumpur. The accused hails from Chennai.

During search smuggled gold weighing 690.55 gram worth Rs 21.89 lakh was seized from his possession.

He was immediately taken into the custody of the Customs and being interrogated now, the sources added.

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