Gold hunt resumes at Karipur airport A total of 2.3459 kg of gold was seized from the three on Saturday and Sunday. Air intelligence officials seized 1.699 kg of gold on Sunday night.
TP, a native of Koduvalli, was a passenger on a SpiceJet SG 9741 from Riyadh. The gold was seized from Shafiq. The gold was hidden in the battery of the emergency lamp. It will cost Rs 81 lakh in the market. 146 grams of gold and 9600 cigarettes were seized from another. Ismail Bundichal, a native of Kasargod, was arrested. The gold was smuggled in a jewelery bag and a cigarette luggage bag. Gold is priced at Rs 7 lakh and cigarettes at Rs 38,000.
Deputy Commissioner Kiran TA and Superintendents KP. Manoj, Sudhir K, Thomas Varghese, Inspectors Ramendra Singh, Minimol VC, Prem Prakash, Yogesh, Sumit Nehra, Naresh, Head Havildar ML. Raveendran was arrested for smuggling.