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Over 4 Kg Gold Seized From Women Passengers at Hyderabad Airport

Published: 17th February 2015 04:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th February 2015 04:14 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

HYDERABAD: Customs officials today seized over 4 kg gold worth Rs 1.10 crore from four women passengers in two separate cases at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here as they allegedly tried to smuggle the precious metal.

In the first case, officials seized 3.32 kg gold bars worth Rs 92 lakh from three women passengers who arrived at the airport from a flight from Dubai, while 800 gram gold bars worth Rs 22 lakh was seized from another woman passenger who arrived by a flight from Bangkok, a Customs official said.

In both the cases, gold bars were hidden in inner garments, he said.

On being asked if the four women were likely to be arrested, the official said they have been detained and the further process is still going on.

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