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The value of gold over Rs47L hidden under bandages seized by RGIA

Hyderabad: Passengers arriving at Hyderabad Airport on Monday were arrested after it was discovered that more than 470,000 rupees of gold was hidden under a bandage wrapped around a calf on both legs.

Customs officials detained and cross-examined passengers arriving from Sharjah to the international arrivals area, based on valid information.

Customs officers further investigated him and found that he was hiding paste-like gold from the inside of bandages attached to the calves of both feet. The bandage was removed and the paste was removed.

The gold recovered from the paste weighs 970 grams and is worth 47,55,642 rupees. He was robbed of money and arrested for cross-examination.

Saudi riyal worth 34.49 rupees seized at Hyderabad Airport

Last week, Rs 34.49 worth of Saudi riyal was confiscated from 24-year-old Indian national Mohd Nasee, who was scheduled to fly to Sharjah from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in Hyderabad.

Nacelle was scheduled to fly to Sharjah by Air Arabian aircraft. Intelligence forces of the Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) suspectedly intercepted the flight and discovered that passengers were hiding their money in a fake compartment of a luggage bag.

Hyderabad Custom grabbed the handle of Twitter and posted a video showing how the currency is sealed in the bag.

Other past incidents

On December 1, customs officers arrested two male passengers bound for Dubai. They seized 89,500 rupees of Saudi riyal and 2,900 rupees worth of UAE dirhams from the duo.
The airport has witnessed a series of foreign currency seizures in recent weeks, primarily in Saudi riyal and Dirham, United Arab Emirates.

On November 22, customs authorities seized 55,000 UAE dirhams and US $ 970 worth of 11.49 rupees from two female passengers to Sharjah.

Previously, on November 8, a male passenger to Dubai was arrested for Rs 12.54 worth of 65,000 Saudi riyals.

On October 24, customs officials seized 9.77 rupees worth of Saudi riyals from female passengers bound for Abu Dhabi.

On October 31, Saudi riyal worth 9.78 rupees was confiscated from passengers. When a customs officer found foreign currency in his luggage, he was leaving for Sharjah.

He was handed over to the airport Hyderabad Customs Officer along with the currency for further investigation and action. A foreign currency smuggling case was booked against him.
Customs officials said additional investigations were underway.



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