Malappuram: Gold hunt again in Karipur. Customs seized gold worth Rs 25 lakh. One person has been taken into custody in the incident.
The incident happened yesterday night. Abu Bakar, a native of Malappuram, tried to smuggle the gold. The gold was hidden inside the steamer and brought to the airport secretly. But it was caught during the security check.
497 grams of gold worth Rs 25,81,915 in the market was seized, clarified the Customs. He arrived at the airport with gold from Jeddah. Abu Bakar is being interrogated in detail.
Meanwhile, observation is intensified as the gold smuggling cases are increasing in Karipur. As part of this, most modern surveillance cameras have been installed in the airport.