Gold Seized At Kolkata Airport, 1 Arrested


Kolkata: More than five kg gold was seized from a passenger at the airport in Kolkata after the man arrived from Dubai, Customs officials said Monday.

The 60-year-old man on wheelchair was intercepted by Customs officials who recovered eight gold bars weighing 5.35 kg from him last night.

The man used the wheelchair as a ploy as later it was found that he was fit enough to walk, they said. The man, hailing from Tamil Nadu, was arrested. His name was not disclosed.