Karipur: 3.59 kg of gold worth Rs 1.37 crore was seized from Karipur airport. Three passengers, including a woman, have been arrested by customs. Jamsheed from Malappuram, Bushra from Wayanad and Abdul Shamil from Kozhikode were arrested. The attempt was to smuggle the gold by hiding it inside the body and undergarments.
Jamsheed tried to smuggle 1054 grams of gold, Abdul Shamil had 679 grams of gold and Bushra tried to smuggle 1077 grams of gold. Bushra brought the gold by hiding it in her undergarments. Apart from this, about 1 kg of gold was also found left in the flight. Eight gold bars were found on the flight from Jeddah.