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Gold worth Rs 27.83 lakh seized at Hyd airport

Hyderabad: Customs officials today seized 931 grams of gold, valued at Rs 27.83 lakh, from a passenger at the Rajiv Gandhi international airport here.

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 here, 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.

—PTI