Gold bars worth Rs 1.15 crore seized from Keralite

By PTI Published on Jul 04, 2018 10:41 AM IST

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Coimbatore: Gold bars weighing 3.67 kgs and worth Rs 1.15 crores were seized by revenue intelligence officials from a 25-year old Keralite on his arrival at the airport here from Sharjah, police said.

The gold was found kept concealed in a heavy steel roller in the baggage when the officials intercepted M Amalraj (25) of Ernakulam and carried out a search based on intelligence inputs recently, they said.

The man was arrested and produced before a court which remanded him to 15 days judicial custody, they said, adding he was a conduit.

Investigations were on to catch the kingpin of the smuggling racket, the police said