Lucknow: Customs officials seized gold worth Rs 86,70,000 from Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport, Lucknow. . The accused tried to smuggle the gold by hiding it behind his belt.
The suspect was caught during the check at the airport. The gold was recovered when the passenger was checked through a scanner. Passengers of Saudi Airlines Flight SV894 from Riyadh were being screened at the airport. Meanwhile, a passenger tried to leave the green channel.
Customs officials stopped him after the scanner indicated the presence of metal. The gold was recovered during the detailed inspection. Further investigation in the case is in progress. Customs said that the information will be released soon.