Man from Bahrain held with undeclared gold worth Rs 1.2 crore

United News of India

Mumbai, September 29, 2011

The Customs Department arrested a man for carrying undeclared gold worth Rs 1.2 crore at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on his arrival from Bahrain.

The accused Martez Khan was intercepted at the green channel yesterday. The 4.8 kgs of gold was found in two electric kettles and a blanket, the officials said.

Customs officials suspect he was a carrier and further investigations were on, officials said.