Customs officers on the Mangaluru Worldwide Airport (MIA) as we speak busted three separate circumstances of gold smuggling and seized 2.8 kg of gold value Rs 1.3 crore from three passengers.
The arrested have been recognized as Muhamad Ashraf, Rajeesh and Mohammad Kalanad, a customs launch right here stated.
Ashraf, who had arrived from Sharjah, was discovered with a gold compound hid underneath his ft, it stated.
The opposite particular person Rajeesh, who arrived by a GoAir flight, was discovered with gold hid in 4 capsules in compound kind in his rectum, the discharge stated.
The third passenger, Mohammad Kalanad was arrested following inputs from the intelligence company.
He arrived from Sharjah by a GoAir flight and was smuggling gold in compound kind by concealing it in packets glued underneath his ft, the discharge added.