Crime in Hyderabad

Man with three gold bars held at Shamshabad airport

Man with three gold bars held at Shamshabad airport
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Hyderabad: Based on profiling of passengers, the Customs officials of Air Intelligence Unit seized three gold bars of foreign origin weighing 349.500 grams at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Shamshabad early on Saturday.

The cost of the seized gold was estimated a Rs 10.64 lakh. Officials intercepted the passenger when he came from Muscat in Oman airlines flight WY 239. The passenger had concealed the three gold bars under his feet wrapped with black adhesive tape and covered with socks and shoes. (NSS)