Gold Bars Seized At Kolkata Airport


Kolkata:  A passenger was on Monday detained at the city airport for allegedly carrying three pieces of gold bars in his rectum, airport police said.

The bars, weighing 251 grams and valued Rs. 7,60,630, were found during a search of the passenger, a resident of Delhi, by the the Air Intelligence Unit of the NSC Bose International Airport. He had come from Bangkok in Bhutan Airlines flight B3-701 which flies between Bangkok to Paro in Bhutan via Kolkata, police said.