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Gold worth Rs. 25 lakh hidden in man's rectum recovered

PTI  Kozhikode, May 28, 2014
First Published: 19:31 IST(28/5/2014) | Last Updated: 07:32 IST(29/5/2014)

Eight hundred grams of gold, worth Rs. 25 lakh, concealed in the rectum of a male passenger who arrived here from Dubai, was recovered on Wednesday by Customs officials at the International Airport in Kozhikode.

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The man, identified as Asharf from Malappuram, arrived Kozhikode from Dubai by an Air India flight and was taken into custody after a metal detector check revealed the gold hidden inside his rectum, Airport Customs Intellgience officials said.

The Airport duty doctor was called and the gold was later recovered, they said.


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