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Gold worth Rs 27.83 lakh seized at Hyderabad airport

Gold bars were seized from a passenger who arrived from Jeddah in Hyderabad international airport.

india Updated: Apr 21, 2017 22:50 IST
Gold bars were seized from a passenger at Hyderabad international airport .
Gold bars were seized from a passenger at Hyderabad international airport .(BLOOMBERG NEWS)

Customs officials on Friday seized 931 grams of gold, valued at Rs 27.83 lakh, from a passenger at the Rajiv Gandhi international airport in Hyderabad.

Based on a specific information, the officers of the Air Intelligence Unit seized the gold bars from the passenger who arrived from Jeddah via Bahrain in Hyderabad, a Customs officer said.

“The passenger had concealed six gold bars inside a television set under the printed circuit board and two more gold bars in the box of a cell phone,” the officer said. Further investigation is on.