Passenger arrested, gold worth Rs 70 lakh seized at BIA

Passenger arrested, gold worth Rs 70 lakh seized at BIA


"The passenger Nazhar Ahmed, a native of Shiroor near Bhatkal arrived from Dubai by a Emirates flight and he attempted to smuggle gold ornaments worth Rs 70 lakh by concealing them in his waist and ankles", B Bhattacharya, Commissioner of Customs here said in a statement.