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Mangaluru: DRI seizes gold worth Rs 60 lakhs hidden in Jet Airways toilet

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Mangaluru, June 6, 2015 : Acting on an intelligence that the gold of foreign origin is concealed by an international passenger in the Jet aircraft and to be retrieved later by a domestic passenger boarding at Mangalore, the officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Mangalore rummaged Jet Airways Flight No.9W 531 coming from Dubai to Mangalore today, the 6th June, 2015.

60 lakhs concealed in jet aircraft toilet arrived from dubai

It is gathered that on search of the rear toilet of the said aircraft,  two packets containing 22  pieces of gold  bars of foreign origin, each weighing 100 grams, totally weighing 2.2 Kgs. valued at Rs.60 lakhs approx. were seized.  Further investigation is in progress.