1 kg Gold bars seized from passenger at Coimbatore airport

1 kg, gold bars, Sharjah, Coimbatore international airport, Coimbatore, international airport, local news
1 kg, gold bars, Sharjah, Coimbatore international airport, Coimbatore, international airport, local news

Coimbatore: Customs officials on Monday seized 1 kg of gold bars allegedly smuggled fromSharjah  from a passenger at the Coimbatore international airport.

The officials grew suspicious about the behaviour of a youth, who arrived by an Air Arabia flight at around 4 AM

On a search, the officials found one kilo gold bars hidden in the rectum of Saravanan, a native of Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu, police said.

The gold bars were removed after Saravanan was taken to a hospital and he was now being questioned about the source of supply and destination of the smuggled gold, they said.

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