Seizure of 928 Grams gold of 24K purity worth Rs.41.77 Lakhs by Chennai Air Customs

Based on intelligence, Sh. Balaji Neelakandan, S/o- Sh. Neelakandan, aged- 31 years, resident of Thiruvallur, who arrived from Dubai by Emirates flight EK-542 on 17.02.2022 at 02:05 hours was intercepted by Chennai Air Customs Officers. On examination of his person, Four bundles wrapped with Black coloured adhesive tapes weighing 1038 grams werefound to be concealed in his rectum, which resulted in recovery one Gold ingot weighting 928 grams. Passenger was arrested.

Totally, Gold weighing 928 grams valued at Rs.41.77 Lakhs was seized under the Customs Act, 1962 and the passenger was arrested for contravening the provisions of the Customs Act, 1962.

Further investigations under progress, according to the press release issued by Pr. Commissioner of Customs,Chennai International Airport.