(*12*)Further info is awaited.
Twelve-kilogram gold valued at Rs 5.38 Crore has been seized by the officers of the Mumbai Airport customs on Sunday.
The gold was seized from a specifically designed belt worn by a Sudanese passenger.
According to the customs, some passengers on the airport created commotion to assist the accused escape however had been overpowered.
The customs officer added, “A total of 6 passengers have been detained and 6 others are being deported.”
Further info is awaited.
Earlier, in one other case, the Mumbai Airport Customs seized 1.3 kgs of cocaine valued at Rs 13 crore on the Mumbai International Airport. The police arrested one passenger from Ghana who was intercepted on August 28.
According to the data obtained from the police, the accused had hid cocaine medicine inside his abdomen. The accused was taken to the hospital and 87 capsules had been recovered from his abdomen.
The Mumbai Police registered the case towards the accused and began additional investigation.
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