Gold seized at airport

A file photo of gold seized at Mangaluru International Airport.  

Customs officials at the international airport in Mangaluru seized 854 grams of smuggled gold valued at ₹41,33,660 and arrested a passenger from Kasaragod district, Kerala, in this connection on Thursday.

A press release gave the name of the passenger arrested as Jafar Kallingal (29).

Kallingal, who arrived from Dubai by an Air India Express Flight No IX 384 at 5.30 a.m., had concealed the gold in his rectum. The gold, which was in paste form in four oval shaped packets, was later recovered.

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