Mangaluru, Aug 28, 2021: The Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport seized 335 gram gold worth Rs 16.21 lakh concealed in bolts and wheel connecting rods in two skating boards today.
Muhammed Navas of Muliyar, Kasargod arrived from Dubai by Air India Express Flight on Saturday. Operations were led Manokarthayini M, Superintendent, along with Superintendents Nagesh Kumar B.M, Naveen Kumar, Subhendu Ranjan Behera, Virag Shukla, Ajith Kumar V.S, P.C. Padhi, Satish Kumar, and Inspector Prafull Mittal.
The Operations were conducted under the guidance of Imamuddin Ahmad, Commissioner, and Joanness George.C. Joint Commissioner, and under the supervision of Vasudeva Naik.D, Assistant Commissioner.
The investigation is in progress.
Commissioner Imamuddin Ahmad, appreciated the efforts made by the officers in detecting different kinds of Modus operandi adopted by the unscrupulous elements to smuggle gold in to the country and preventing smuggling gold.