ANI Photo | Kerala: Customs seize 797 gm gold, arrest three persons at Cochin airport

Cochin Customs seized 797 grams of gold and arrested three persons, including a woman, during an operation to check smuggling at Cochin International Airport on Saturday.
A Cochin Customs official said, “During a gold smuggling operation at the Cochin International Airport, three persons, including a woman, were caught by customs and they seized 797 grams of gold from Mithun, a native of Pattambi, who had come from Dubai. Gold was injected into the body in the form of three pills.”
Customs official further said that another passenger, a native of Malappuram who had come from Sharjah was also held.
“Another passenger, a native of Malappuram who had come from Sharjah, had swallowed 1182 grams of gold in the form of four pills. Apart from this, a gold chain and bangle were recovered and 272 grams of gold was also seized from a woman named Fatima, a native of Kasaragod who came from Abu Dhabi,” officials further added

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