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Man held at Hyderabad airport for smuggling gold

Hyderabad: Customs officials caught a passenger who was smuggling gold at the RGI Airport and seized 116 grams of the yellow metal valued at Rs 6 lakh.

The passenger who arrived from Riyadh by Flight AI – 942 was trying to smuggle the gold in specially made undergarments. On suspicion, customs officials did a body scan and found the passenger smuggling gold.

The passenger was detained and the gold was seized. A case has been booked against the passenger. Further investigation is in progress.