1 min read.Updated: 30 Oct 2020, 10:43 AM ISTAgencies
DRI Coimbatore intercepted six passengers who had arrived from Sharjah to Coimbatore Airport on 24 October, a press note said
The officials recovered gold mixed in paste form (approximately 6.88 kg gold worth ₹3.6 crore) from their possession, it added
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officers have recently recovered 6.88 kg gold worth ₹3.6 crore from the possession of six passengers who were travelling from Sharjah to Coimbatore.
Issuing a press note, DRI informed, "DRI Coimbatore intercepted six passengers who had arrived from Sharjah to Coimbatore Airport on 24 October and recovered gold mixed in paste form (approximately 6.88 kg gold worth ₹3.6 crores) from their possession."
As per the Customs officials, the Air Intelligence Unit Batch C seized a 194-gram gold chain of 24-carat purity worth ₹8.86 lakh from a passenger who arrived from Dubai. The chain was concealed in his undergarment.
With agency inputs
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