Kochi: A huge gold hunt at Nedumbassery Airport. Customs arrested a Mannarkkad native who tried to smuggle gold worth Rs 42 lakh. The gold was recovered from the passenger who arrived from Dubai.
Customs seized 919 grams of gold, which was hidden as four capsules inside the body. After checking the baggage, the passenger was subjected to a detailed check after getting suspicious during the check through the scanner.
Then four capsules hidden inside the body were found. Customs also caught the person who came to the airport to receive the gold from the passenger.