Gold Worth Rs 2.8 Crore Found Under Plane Seat At Chennai Airport

The gold bullion worth about Rs 2.80 crore was found wrapped in a plastic bag and recovered from under a seat inside the aircraft.

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Gold Worth Rs 2.8 Crore Found Under Plane Seat At Chennai Airport

The unclaimed gold weighing eight kg was found wrapped in a plastic bag. (Representational image)


Chennai: 

Unclaimed gold weighing eight kg and valued at around Rs 2.80 crore was recovered from a New Delhi-bound flight in Chennai today, airport officials said.

The gold bullion worth about Rs 2.80 crore was found wrapped in a plastic bag and recovered from under a seat inside the aircraft by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), airport officials said.

DRI officials acted on specific input, they said, adding that a probe was on.

The flight, operated by a national carrier, had earlier arrived from Singapore.



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