Gold smuggling: Customs team became suspicious of a passenger of Indigo flight from Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Dubai. Nothing was found in the passenger’s luggage. After interrogating him, his X-ray was done. Examination revealed the presence of gold paste in his rectum. 601.80 grams of gold paste was found on the passenger’s body. Its price is around Rs 36.93 lakh.

Jaglan correspondent, Lucknow. Gold smugglers from Dubai have started smuggling through international flights to Varanasi and Lucknow. Customs team found gold paste worth Rs 38.61 lakh in the rectum of a passenger on a Sharjah to Varanasi flight. Meanwhile, gold worth Rs 36.93 lakh was seized from Lucknow’s Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport.

The gold leaf is hidden in the rectum

The customs team became suspicious of a passenger of Indigo flight coming from Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Dubai. Nothing was found in the passenger’s luggage. After interrogating him, his X-ray was done. Examination revealed the presence of gold paste in his rectum. 601.80 grams of gold paste was found on the passenger’s body. Its price is around Rs 36.93 lakh.

A man from Bihar discovered gold worth Rs 49 lakh

In September last year, Customs officials had seized 840 grams of gold from a passenger on a flight from Sharjah to Babatpur’s Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport. A man from Bihar had hidden gold in his rectum. Its price has been estimated at Rs 49 lakh.