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Chennai Air customs recover gold, drones, iPhones worth ₹62.6 lakhs

Gold, drones and iPhones worth ₹62.6 lakhs were seized by Chennai Air Customs. One particular person has been arrested on this connection.

On Wednesday, constant with intelligence, one passenger from Chennai — arrived from Dubai by Emirates Airways flight EK544, used to be intercepted at exit of Customs arrival hall. On personal search, two plastic pouches of gold paste were came upon stitched for the duration of the below garment and 412 grams of gold valued 21.4 lakhs of 24 k purity used to be recovered.

One gold kada weighing 98 grams valued at ₹5 lakhs used to be furthermore recovered from his trousers. His hand derive had five drones and two iPhone11 valued at ₹5.6 lakhs were recovered. A total ₹32 lakhs worth gold, drones and iPhones were seized below Customs Act, 1962. The passenger used to be arrested, says a govt press liberate.

On Tuesday, three passengers one from Virudhnagar (Tamil Nadu) and two from Kadappa (Andhra Pradesh), who arrived from Doha and Kuwait by flights Indigo 6E 8713 and Kuwait Air KU 1343, were intercepted at exit. Upon search– a gold kada used to be recovered from considered one of many passenger. A gold chain and a gold within the reduction of bit every, were recovered from pant pockets of different two passengers. Total 586 grams of gold valued at ₹30.6 lakhs used to be recovered and seized below Customs Act, 1962.

Gold worth ₹57 lakhs alongside with drones and iPhones worth ₹5.6 lakhs (fully valued at ₹62.6 lakhs) were recovered and seized below Customs Act, 1962. Further investigation is below course of, says the liberate.

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