Gold Bars Seized At Kolkata Airport


Kolkata: Twelve gold bars valued at Rs 36.72 lakh was seized on Tuesday from a Bangladeshi national at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International airport here, officials said.

Based on specific information, Air Intelligence Unit officers of Kolkata Customs found the gold bars concealed in the private parts of the passenger, a customs officer said, adding, the bars weighed 1.2 kgs.

The passenger was identified as 33-year-old Abdul Qayum who had arrived here from Kuala Lumpur on an Air Asia flight.