Customs seize gold worth Rs 33.75 lakh at MIA

Mangaluru, Mar 13 (PTI) Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) on Saturdayseized gold weighing 737 gm valued at over Rs 33 lakh from a 45-year-old man who arrived by an Air India flight from Dubai.

The man hails from Kasaragod in Kerala.

He had tried to smuggle the gold by concealing it in his specially designed inner wear, a customs release here said.

The value of the contraband was put at Rs 33,75,470.