Kerala: AIU seizes gold worth Rs 36 lakhs at Calicut Airport

Kozhikode: The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) captured about 700 grams of gold valued in INR 36 lakhs from a passenger in the Calicut Air port on Sat..

The passenger arrived here from Jeddah in Saudi & the gold has been identified concealed inside a stress cooker.

“The passenger, T Hamza from Malappuram had landed from Jeddah. AIU B batch authorities captured 700 grams of gold value INR 36 lakhs has been captured from inside a stress cooker,” the officer said.

On Sep 1, the AIU in Kerala(KL) had captured 937 grams gold value INR 46 lakhs from a passenger here in Kannur Intl. Air port. The passenger has been detained.