Kolkata: Gold bars worth over Rs. 21 lakh were seized from two passengers at the airport in Kolkata after they arrived from Bangakok today, officials said.
The two passengers landed at N S C Bose International Airport in Kolakata by TG 313 flight of Thai Airways. They arose suspicion of customs officials who searched them.
Gold bars weighing around 560 gm, valued at over Rs. 17.09 lakh, were recovered from one person and 152 gm yellow metal worth Rs. 4.65 lakh was seized from the other, the officials said.
Both the passengers are being interrogated, they said.