Customs foil smuggling attempt, recover 23kg worth of gold

The recovered gold is worth Rs100 million, reports suggest.

Web Desk June 20, 2013
The suspect was found to be carrying heavy luggage and was examined. PHOTO: FILE

RAWALPINDI: Customs personnel at Benazir airport recovered 23kg worth of gold from a suspect who was found carrying heavy luggage, Express News reported.

"The suspect appeared to be suspicious to the personnel who examined his luggage," Imran Asghar, Express News Correspondent reported.

Upon investigation it was revealed that the gold was being smuggled since the suspect was found travelling with incomplete records.

The culprit was immediately arrested.

Reports suggest that the recovered gold is worth Rs100 million.

Investigations are being carried out to identify other people who could be involved in the smuggling attempt.


Usman786 | 8 years ago | Reply

he must be going to india via dubai

Rao | 8 years ago | Reply

Story doesn't tell if he was arriving or departing and to/from which country? If he was arriving in then howcome the customs of sender country missed his gold smuggling?

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