Customs dept foils bids to smuggle gold from Chennai airport
| Friday | 12th July, 2019
By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: Customs officials foiled bids to smuggle 1.4 kg gold worth Rs 50 lakh and old and used laptops at Chennai airport on Wednesday.
On search, gold in the form of rubbery spread was found concealed in their rectum.
On extraction, 1.365 kg gold worth `48.5 lakh was recovered.
Two gold cut bits weighing 40 grams worth `1.5 lakh along with 20 old and used laptops worth `1 lakh, were also found concealed in checked-in baggage of Ahamed Kabeer.
On Wednesday, bids to smuggle gold worth `17.4 lakh was foiled.
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