Spicejet passenger conceals gold worth ₹16 lakh in her sandals, held at Mumbai Airport | Watch

  • According to details, the Indian national was traveling from Dubai to Mumbai vide Spicejet Flight SG 14 and the gold was found concealed in the sandals worn by passenger.

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Updated20 Mar 2024
Spicejet Flight SG 14 passenger found carrying 2 gold chains. (Screenshot)
Spicejet Flight SG 14 passenger found carrying 2 gold chains. (Screenshot)

The Mumbai Airports Customs officials on 20 March seized 240 grams of gold valued at over 16 lakhs, reported ANI quoting officials.

According to details, the Indian national was traveling from Dubai to Mumbai vide Spicejet Flight SG 14 and the gold was found concealed in the sandals worn by passenger.

This is the second incident in the past three days, as on 15 and 16 March, the customs also seized over 2.66 kilograms of gold valued at 1.46 crore and various electronic goods across five cases.

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One of the passengers even hid the gold bars in an ear-pods case, reported Free Press Journal.

Apart from this, Airport Commissionerate, Mumbai Customs Zone III on 16-17 March 2024, seized over 2.78 kgs of gold valued at 1.71 Crore and various electronic goods across 9 cases.

Meanwhile, Mangaluru customs on 20 March seized 96 grams of gold valued at 6,19,200 from the Bhatkal-based passenger who was traveling from Dubai on March 19.

According to details, the accused converted the seized gold into a paste and concealed it in between double-layered brown paper sheets.

Then it was secreted in a trolley bag in an attempt to be smuggled into India.

Earlier in January, gold valued at 50 lakh concealed in bottles of mayonnaise was seized from a passenger, traveling from Kuwait.

With agency inputs.

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