The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 7 kg gold from three passengers who reached Karipur from Dubai on Thursday and Friday.

K. Mohammed Ali, 33, from Koduvally, who arrived on an Emirates flight EK 560 at 9 a.m. on Thursday, was caught with 4 kg gold hidden in his baggage. A court remanded him for two weeks.


Riyas Mohammed, 27, from Payyannur, who arrived on the same flight, was arrested with one kg gold.

Shoukath Ali, 37, from Eengapuzha, near Thamarassery, was arrested on Friday with 2 kg smuggled gold. He too arrived from Dubai on an Emirates flight.