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Gold worth nearly ₹1 crore seized at Kochi airport

The gold was seized from a native of Malappuram, who has been taken into custody. (image for representational purposes)   | Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Sleuths from the Customs Department seized nearly ₹1 crore worth of gold from a passenger, who arrived at the Kochi airport from Qatar on Monday.

According to initial reports, the gold was seized from a native of Malappuram, who has been taken into custody. He had landed in Kochi in a Qatar Airways flight. The nearly two kgs of gold was hidden in small portions in a food grinder, reports said.


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