2 kg gold seized at Calicut, 1 held

Saturday, Jul 19, 2014,18:41 IST By metrovaartha A A A

The Customs’ Air Intelligence Unit  today seized two kg gold from a passenger from Dubai at Calicut International Airport near here today.    The Customs’ sources said the contraband concealed in milk power tins as narrow sheets were seized from the baggage of Sanid (25), who arrived by Air India Express flight IX 344 this morning.    Sanid, a native of Kuthuparamba in Kannur district, has been arrested.    Large quantifies of yellow metal were seized from all the three international airports in Kerala since the Centre tightened norms for gold import.