A total of 416 gm of gold worth Rs 21.8 lakh was recovered. He was arrested. In a separate case, Air Intelligence officers intercepted a person walking suspiciously.
They confessed to carrying bundles of gold paste concealed in rectum. 1.62 kg gold valued at Rs 83.7 lakh was seized. All three were arrested.
Interestingly, Air France had planned to launch the service in June but it got postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Upon suspicion, passenger Jahir Hussain (54) of Tiruvarur was intercepted. Officials found gold weighing 1.16 kg concealed in a tool kit.
There are fears that the workers of Bhadra International India Ltd (BILL) at the airport may lose job after the ground and cargo handling work is given to some other contractor or firm.
Two people were arrested in connection with the seizure of foreign and Indian currency at the international courier terminal at the airport here.
A total of 4,060 pills pegged at Rs 1.2 crore were recovered and seized under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985.
Seeking more clarification, the bench of Justices R Subbiah and R Krishnan Ramasamy, adjourned the matter by a day.
Till now, a total of 217 passengers flying to Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu have tested positive in the last one month.
The pills contained more than 470 gms of MDMA and the parcel was addressed to a 27-year old man hailing from Bhimavaram in West Godavari district.
Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine official refuted a news report that said the passengers from Delhi, Maharashtra and Gujarat are not being screened on arrival at Chennai airport
Riders will now be able to access UberGo, Uber Premier and Uber XL services for safe, reliable and convenient airport travel needs, as permitted by government guidelines, a release stated.
The T2 integrated terminal building at the Chennai airport which was expected to be ready by the end of this year may have to wait till the middle of next year.
Only 2,400 people flew in and out of Chennai on Tuesday, which is unimpressive against Monday’s 2,300 when number of flights were comparatively less
However, confusion and chaos prevailed for several hours as airlines cancelled several schedules without intimating the passengers.