March 27, 2023

Gold Smuggling: 1.5 Kg Gold Wrapped On Wrist…Air India Cabin Crew Arrested Kerala News in Hindi: Gold Smuggling Case Indian Customs Department Arrests One Person From Kochi Airport For Smuggling 1 Point 5 Kg Gold

Gold smuggling case Kochi: An Air India cabin crew has been arrested by the customs department from Kochi, Kerala. One and a half kilograms of gold was wrapped around his wrist. Customs received intelligence on this matter.

Gold smuggling: Air India cabin crew was smuggling gold, arrested with 1.5 kg gold

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Gold Smuggling Case Kerala: Air India cabin crew arrested at Kochi airport Police said, he used to smuggle one and a half kg of gold. The customs department got intelligence about this, after which the officials of the department have already penalized the fielding at the airport. Customs received information that a cabin crew named Shafi was smuggling gold to India in the flats of Bahrain-Kozhikore-Kochi.

According to an agency report, Shafi wrapped the gold around his wrist and covered it with his shirt sleeve. His plan was to cross the Green Channel this way. However, he was detained and is now being interrogated by the officer. The news agency reported that Shafi, a resident of Wanad, was arrested from the Kochi airport. 1,487 grams of gold was wrapped around his wrist.

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The custom is investigating whether there is any involvement of a big smuggler in it

The cabin crew was working as cabin crew on the Bahrain-Kozhikode-Kochi service. What was Shafi’s motive behind bringing the gold and how he tried to hide such a huge amount of gold. The customs department is also investigating whether there is a big smuggler’s hand behind it. This is not the first incident of army smuggling at Kerala airport. Many such incidents have come to light before, in which smugglers have also been caught.

6.8 kg gold seized at Chennai airport

Recently, such an incident has come to light at the Chennai airport in Tamil Nadu. Two passengers arrived here from Singapore, from whom 6.8 kg gold was recovered. Reports say that it is worth an estimated Rs 3.32 crore. According to information provided by Customs, the duo had arrived in Chennai from Singapore on Air India flights AI-347 and 6E-52.

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