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Moodabidri: Gold worth Rs 23.09 lakh seized at MIA

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Moodabidri: Customs officers at Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) seized 461 gm of gold worth Rs. 23,09,610 from a passenger arriving from Dubai.

The officials intercepted a male passenger from Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday September 27. According to a Customs release issued on  September 28, he was trying to smuggle gold concealed in the form of a brown colour coated oil in the motor of a mixer grinder.

After heating and removing the coating, the gold was formed into a rectangular 24 carat bar weighing 461 gm.

Further investigation is on.

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