From abandoned carton 3 kg gold seized in Calicut airport

Monday, Feb 2, 2015,20:32 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kozhikode | Air Customs Intelligence seized three kgs gold in a carton left behind by a passenger from Saudi Arabia at Calicut International Airport near here today.
Customs sources said, six gold bars, each weighing  half kg, were recovered from the carton left behind by the passenger who arrived by an Air India flight from Jeddah on December 11.
The sleuths, who broke open the unclaimed carton today as  there was no claimant, found the contraband gold concealed in an emergency lamp, they added.