One Held For Smuggling Gold At Hyderabad Airport

The passenger, who arrived on a flight from Riyadh, had allegedly concealed the gold bars, worth Rs.12.22 lakh, in specially designed pockets of his jeans, officials said, adding that the passenger was detained for questioning.

Hyderabad: Customs officials at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in Shamshabad here booked a case against a passenger and detained him on Tuesday night on charges of smuggling two gold bars weighing 233.06 grams.

The passenger, who arrived on a flight from Riyadh, had allegedly concealed the gold bars, worth Rs.12.22 lakh, in specially designed pockets of his jeans, officials said, adding that the passenger was detained for questioning.

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