Gold worth Rs 1.33 crore seized from Oman flight

DN Bureau

Unclaimed gold worth Rs 1.33 crore concealed onboard an Oman Airways flight that arrived here from Muscat has been recovered.

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Chennai: Unclaimed gold worth Rs 1.33 crore concealed onboard an Oman Airways flight that arrived here from Muscat has been recovered, Customs authorities have said.

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Based on information, the plane was checked completely on Thursday and the search yielded three bundles in plastic adhesive tape concealed under a passenger's seat, a press release from the Customs said.

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When the bundles were opened, three gold bars weighing one kg each along with three gold plates, all weighing 3.365 kg and valued at Rs 1.33 crore, were recovered, the release said. (PTI)













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