Customs officials seized smuggled gold worth about Rs 87.5 lakh at the Kempegowda International Airport here.
The gold had been smuggled from a Middle Eastern country and was packed in the form of a paste. After the seizure, officials called experts to assess its value.
Air Intelligence officers, B'lore Customs at Kempegowda International Airport, have registered a case of gold concealment on 27.11.2020, and seized gold in paste form valued at Rs 87,56,026/-. pic.twitter.com/SZoonGUrYA— Bengaluru Customs (@blrcustoms) November 27, 2020
Officials are tight-lipped on from which place the gold had been smuggled. A case has been registered and officials are working to find out for whom the consignment had been sent to. Officials have seized a large quantity of gold being smuggled into the city and they are investigating several cases. (Agency)