Gold bars concealed in LED TV seized; one arrested

Chennai, May 1 (PTI): Gold bars worth Rs 57.75 lakh concealed in a LED television set were seized at the airport here and one person was arrested in this connection on Saturday, a top Customs official said.

Acting on intelligence that the precious metal was being smuggled into the country, a 23-year-old air passenger, who arrived from Dubai, was detained and his baggage checked, a press release from the Customs said.

The check yielded the metal, the release said. PTI VIJ NVG NVG