Over five kg gold seized at NSC Bose airport

The 60-year-old man on wheelchair was intercepted by Customs officials who recovered eight gold bars weighing 5.35 kg from him last night.

By: PTI | Kolkata | Published: February 12, 2018 12:13:30 pm
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More than five kg gold was seized from a passenger at the airport in Kolkata after the man arrived from Dubai, Customs officials said Monday. The 60-year-old man on wheelchair was intercepted by Customs officials who recovered eight gold bars weighing 5.35 kg from him last night. The man used the wheelchair as a ploy as later it was found that he was fit enough to walk, they said. The man, hailing from Tamil Nadu, was arrested. His name was not disclosed.

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