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MIA Customs officials seize 2.15 KG Gold worth Rs 1.09 crore at Mangalore International Airport, two arrested

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Mangaluru, 16 Jan 2021 [Fik/News Sources]: Customs sleuths have seized 2.15kg of gold, worth Rs 1.09 crore, from two passengers at Mangalore International Airport.

Passengers, Faizal Thotty Melparamba and  Mohammad Shuhaib Mugu  hailing from Kasargod have been arrested by the officials

It is said that the passengers arrived from Sharjah by Air India flight and on personal search both passengers found to have concealed gold in paste form in Underwear.

Commssioner of Customs, Shri Imamuddin Ahmed, IRS and Joint Commissioner Shri Joannes George,IRS  congratulated the officers of Mangalore Air Customs team lead by Shri. Praveen Kandi IRS, Deputy Commissioner, and officers Shrikanth.K, Superintendent, Subhendu Ranjan Behera, Superintendent, Naveen Kumar, Superintendent and others, for their vigilant action in preventing the smuggling activities.

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