Air India passenger carrying gold bars worth over Rs 2.5 crore held at Karipur airport

Friday, Aug 19, 2016,11:44 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kozhikode | A 27-year-old Air India passenger was held after gold bars worth more than Rs 2.5 crore were seized from his possession at Karipur airport here, officials said Friday.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of DRI officials checked the baggage of Thaslim, a passenger from Bahrain, and seized the gold bars weighing 6.4 kgs.

The bars were found concealed inside the computer UPS of Thaslim, a native of Kavil in the district, the DRI officials said.

Thaslim was taken into custody for questioning, they said.

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