Thiruvananthapuram: Customs arrested a woman who tried to smuggle gold worth rupees 53 lakh inside sanitary pads. A woman from Kollam was caught by the customs with 35 grams of gold.
The woman tried smuggling the gold while travelling from Sharjah to Thiruvananthapuram in the Indigo flight. The gold was kept inside the sanitary pad in the form of fluid. Customs filed a case over this.
Last day, a 53 year old lady was captured from Karipur Airport for smuggling gold by applying it on her clothes in the form of paste. Customs arrested the woman and seized gold worth rupees 49.42 lakh.