27 kg gold seized at Chennai airport

Written by | January 28, 2014 | 0

Chennai Jan 28: Twenty-seven kgs of gold concealed in cell phones was seized by officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence from the cargo of a private airliner on Tuesday.

The gold is valued at around Rs 10 crore.

Airport sources said the DRI officials made the seizure from the cargo of a private airliner, where the yellow metal was concealed inside cell phones that were packed inside many boxes.

Investigations about the sender and recipients were on, the sources said, adding, the consignment arrived from Hong Kong.

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