Gold bars worth Rs 41 lakh seized

Gold bars worth Rs 41 lakh seized

Gold bars worth Rs 41 lakh seized

Gold bars worth Rs 41 lakh were seized by DRI officials from a passenger who arrived at the city airport from Sharjah today.

About 1.406 kg of gold was seized by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence officials from the 51-year-old man, who arrived by an Air Arabia flight, police said.

the officials found the man moving around in suspicious circumstances and nabbed him. A search revealed the gold bars hidden in a home theatre system.

Earlier the officials had said that 700 grams gold bars were hidden in the speaker box.
But a further search yielded a total of 1.406 kg, worth Rs 41 lakh, they said.

The man, identified as one P R Divakaran from Changanassery in Kerala, was later handed over to police, who arrested him, they said.