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Gold worth Rs.1.6 crore seized from airline passenger at Lucknow Airport

Lucknow , Sat, 07 Apr 2012 ANI

Lucknow, Apr.7 (ANI): Custom officials at Lucknow Airport seized gold approximately worth Rs.1.6 crore from a passenger coming from Dubai.

The passenger was arrested on Saturday.

Briefing media, Commissioner (Customs), Lucknow, Ajay Dixit, said the arrested man had hidden the gold on his arms and legs.

"This man was coming from Dubai via a 'Fly Dubai' aeroplane, flight number FZ433. Our alert officers intercepted a passenger in the green channel who was carrying gold and diamond-studded gold ornaments. He was interrogated and later we searched him. We found out that he had hidden gold biscuits and ornaments in his arms and legs. We have seized the gold. The total worth of this seized gold is approximately 1.6 crore (around ten million rupees)," said Dixit.

He identified the man as Mohammad Arafeem Affu, a skilled worker with a passport from Hyderabad.

"He is a citizen of Bhatkal in Karnataka. He is a skilled worker in Dubai and has travelled many times between India and Dubai," said Dixit.

Dixit congratulated customs officials for being alert and for performing their duties efficiently. (ANI)

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April 24, 2012 at 6:07 AM

Sad to see prophet Mohammed followers profiting from illegal gold smugling.



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