Smugglers Hide Gold In Chocolate Wrapper, Rectum, Caught At Chennai Airport

A woman passenger was arrested for concealing 660 grams gold in a chocolate wrapper while the rest of the 3.18 kilogram of gold recovered from the rectums of 15 passengers.

Smugglers Hide Gold In Chocolate Wrapper, Rectum, Caught At Chennai Airport

660 gm gold paste packet concealed in chocolate wrapper by a lady passenger

Chennai:

Customs officials at Chennai International Airport seized 3.72-kilogram gold valued at Rs 1.97 crore on Thursday from different passengers travelling from Dubai and Sharjah.

A woman passenger was arrested for concealing 660 grams gold in a chocolate wrapper while the rest of the 3.18 kilogram of gold recovered from the rectums of 15 passengers.

"Chennai Air Customs: 3.72 kg gold valued at Rs.1.97 crore seized under Custom Act from Dubai/Sharjah flights: 1) 660 gm gold paste packet concealed in chocolate wrapper by a lady passenger. She was arrested. 2) 3.18 kg gold from 15 passengers concealed in rectum recovered," Chennai Customs tweeted.

Earlier this week in a separate incident, gold valued more than Rs 30 lakhs was seized by Customs Authority at Chennai Airport.