Kochi (India): The Indian customs department seized undisclosed gold worth OMR 17,232 from an Indian passenger who arrived from Muscat to the Kochi airport on Sunday, according to an official statement.
Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the Customs Department seized 795.71 grams of gold from the passenger identified as Muhammad, a native of Mallapuram, coming from Muscat.
"During the examination of the said passenger, 3 capsules of gold in compound form totally weighing 795.71 grams concealed inside his body were recovered and seized. The accused has been identified as Muhammad, a Malappuram native," the statement read.
More details into the matter are awaited.