Mangaluru, April 07, 2015: Gold worth nearly Rs 15.71 lakhs which a passenger was hiding in his rectum was seized by the customs officials at the Mangaluru International Airport on April 6, Monday. This is the fourth such case detected at the airport.
The arrested passenger is Sabir Berka (19) from Kasargod. He has been produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate. Sabir had arrived by a Jet Airways Flight from Dubai at 8.25 am and was carrying 583.3 grams of gold which was in the form of two cylindrical rods.
Investigations are underway.