10.6 kg gold smuggled through Kannur airport

Tuesday 12 March 2019 11:36 pm IST

Kannur: About 10.6 kilograms of gold was seized from the Kannur international airport in the last three months. The security arrangements have been tightened following the smuggling of gold through the airport.

Gold worth Rs 55 lakh was seized from a passenger from Sharjah in the Air India Express flight. The gold was hidden in the shoes and underwear.

Most passengers from Abu Dhabi and Sharjah are trying to smuggle gold. Within three months, gold worth crores were seized.