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Man trying to smuggle gold held at airport

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HYDERABAD: An Air India (AI) passenger was caught by customs officials at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) on Thursday when he tried to smuggle in gold in powder form, which was mixed with a chemical to mask it.When the seized material was purified, it yielded 908 grams of gold, which was worth Rs 23 lakhs.

At 6 am, the 26-year-old per At 6 am, the 26-year-old per son, a resident of the Old City , disembarked from the AI-952 (Dubai-Hyderabad) flight. He concealed the gold powder in sachets and sewn into a bag, which was inturn folded and worn like a belt. He did not tuck his shirt to conceal the unique belt.
04/12/15 The Times Of India

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