Chennai: Two arrested, customs seize gold, iPhones, cigarettes, liquor worth Rs 85 lakhs

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    Chennai: Two arrested, customizeds seize gold, iPhones, cigarettes, liquor worth Rs 85 lakhs

    Six gold paste packages weighing 1.48 Kg were recuperated from rectum. 1.29 kg gold valued at 66 lakhs was recuperated, on extraction.


    Gold smuggling

    Upgraded: Jan 13, 2021, 08: 34 PM IST

    Based upon intelligence, Air Customs obstructed and frisked two Sharjah returnees and checked their luggage. Syed Ibrahim Gani,27, and Shahul Hameed, 36, of Chennai had actually arrived from via Indigo Flight 6E8245

    6 gold paste bundles weighing 1.48 Kg were recuperated from rectum. 1.29 kg gold valued at 66 lakhs was recuperated, on extraction.

    A gold chain weighing 60 grams gold and 3 gold cut bits weighing 70 grams valued at Rs 6.6 lakhs were likewise recuperated from their pant pockets. Overall of 1.42 kg gold valued at Rs. 72.6 lakhs was recovered and taken under Customs Act.

    Search of their checked-in baggage exposed 44 containers of Gudang Garam cigarettes, 11 units of iPhone 12 Pro, eight old laptops and 8 liquor bottles.

    The goods with an overall worth of Rs. 12.4 lakhs were taken under Customs Act and the duo were jailed.

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