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Gold hidden in jeans trousers : Customs officials arrest lady at MIA

Gold hidden in jeans trousers : Customs officials arrest lady at MIA


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Dec 20, 2014: Customs officials at the Mangaluru International Airport have seized  gold ornaments  worth Rs 16,49,780 from a burqa clad lady passenger who  had concealed the  same  in her denim jeans trousers. The ornaments were found in two rectangular shaped packets  and hidden in the waist portion of the woman. She had arrived by an Air India Express flight  from Dubai at 8.30 am on Friday.

 

Smuggling

 

Smuggling

 

The gold weighed 749.9 grams. The accused has been identified as Nazneen Banu Mahfooz Qureshi (41), wife of Mahfooz Ayyub Qureshi, from  Khadak, Mumbai.
The arrested woman has been remanded to judicial custody after being produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate.

Investigations are underway.

 


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