DRI confiscates 1.865 kg of semi-liquid gold at Hyderabad airport

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) nabbed a passenger carrying 1.850 kg of gold paste at the Hyderabad International Airport on Sunday. The seized gold was later extracted by heating the paste using kerosene. After formulating the smuggled paste in the lab, the authorities extracted 1120.780 grams of gold which has an estimated market value of Rs 34,57,606. The higher authorities are keen to use scientific methods to bust unique smuggling bids at the international airports amid huge smuggling international routes.