Chennai airport officials seized 8 kg gold

Chennai airport officials seized 8 kg gold
Chennai airport officials seized 8 kg gold

Chennai: Customs officials today recovered eight kgs of gold valued at Rs 2.75 crore at the Chennai airport.

A total of 5.5 kg of gold was found in two separate unclaimed bags while a passenger was found carrying 2.5 kg of the precious metal in his hand baggage, airport officials said.

Investigation was on to ascertain who had left behind the bags while the passenger, who arrived from Bangkok, was detained for inquiry, they said.

Chennai airport officials seized 8 kg gold