Chennai: Customs officials seized 2.8 kg of gold worth Rs 1.25 crore at Chennai airport. They also seized electronic products worth Rs 14 lakh. Three people were arrested.
66 gold moulds and an Apple Airpod Pro used to smuggle gold were also recovered. The three tried to smuggle gold weighing 2.605 kg each through the AirPod. A case has been registered against the three under the Customs Act, 1962, according to the police.
Last day, three people were arrested for trying to smuggle gold through the customs airport. Customs officers seized 240 grams of gold.