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C'garh: Gold biscuits worth Rs 1.14 cr seized


LUDHIANA: Chandigarh International Airports Customs on Tuesday foiled a gold smuggling attempt and seized gold biscuits value Rs. 1.14 crores from an plane. The carrier of the smuggled gold may just now not be traced because the customs officers while searching of a flight from Dubai to Chandigarh discovered 30 gold biscuits wrapped in 3 black colour adhesive tapes hid within the cavity adjacent a passenger seat which used to be now not claimed by way of any passenger.

According to a statement issued by way of the commissioner of customs, Ludhiana under whose jurisdiction the airport falls, “Today Chandigarh International Airport Customs, throughout the rummaging of flight number 6E-056 from Dubai to Chandigarh, arrived at 11.25 hours, recovered 30 (Thirty) gold biscuits weighing 3500 (Thirty 5 hundred) grams roughly valued at Rs. 1,14,64,250. The seized gold used to be wrapped in 3 black colour adhesive tapes hid within the cavity adjacent a passenger seat. The recovered gold has been seized as unclaimed under the Customs Act, 1962. Further investigations within the case are occurring”


Notably the customs department has had completed nice success in 2018 at Chandigarh global airport when gold value a number of crores used to be seized by way of customs officers in various circumstances.


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