Mumbai AIU recovers gold worth Rs. 32 lakh

Mumbai(Maharashtra) [India], Feb. 3: The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the Mumbai customs intercepted a passenger at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport and recovered 1.235 kg gold worth Rs.

32 lakh concealed in periphery of a mini vacuum cleaner. The officers intercepted a passenger namely Thayyil Majeed holding Indian passport arrived from Dubai by Indigo flight.

Majeed had concealed the gold in the periphery of the housing of one elekta vacuum cleaner kept in the said checked-in-baggage.

In the second case of currency, on February 2, the officers intercepted another passenger namely Nitin Kothari holding Indian passport who was to depart to Bangkok by Jet Airways flight.

During examination, Kothari was found carrying 13,600 U.S. Dollars equivalent to Rs. 9,16,640. Both the cases have been booked..

Source: ANI