Gold concealed in man's rectum seized at Mangaluru airport

Updated: Oct 7 2022 11:29AM

Mangaluru, Oct 7 (PTI) Over 700 grams of gold worth Rs 38.53 lakh being smuggled into the country was seized at Mangaluru International Airport here, Customs officials said on Friday.

The gold weighing 741 grams was seized from a man, a resident of Kasaragod in Kerala, a Customs release here said.

The passenger, who arrived by an Air India Express flight from Dubai on Wednesday, had mixed the gold powder in gum and concealed the same in his rectum.