The passenger had arrived at the Pune airport on a SpiceJet flight.
In October, Customs officials at the Pune airport caught a woman attempting to illegally bring gold, in the form of ornaments and buttons, into the country.
Officials said the gold bars were covered with black adhesive tapes.“The space underneath the aircraft washbasin is covered but can be opened.
The person who concealed the gold knew how to open the cover and close it again.
No customs checks are carried out on domestic routes, the official pointed out.“While no person has been arrested yet, we suspect that the gold was meant for someone else.
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