Chennai Air Customs Officers intercepted a male Passenger named Shri Syed Ibrahim Mohamed Rafi who arrived from Dubai by Air India flight AI-906 on 17.09.2022. On examination of his person, Gold in paste form concealed in the rectum was recovered, which resulted in recovery of 707 grams of 24k of Gold. Further, one Gold chain weighing 116 grams was found concealed in his pant pocket.
A total of 823 Grams of Gold valued @ Rs.36.32 Lakhs was seized under the Customs Act, 1962.
Further investigations under progress, according to a press release issued by M.Mathew Jolly, Pr.Commissioner of Customs, Chennai International Airport.