Customs officials at MIA seize gold concealed in rectum of a passenger worth Rs 18.9 lakhs.

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Mangaluru, February 20: The officers of customs at Mangalore International Airport have seized gold worth Rs 18.90 lakhs, concealed in the rectum of a passenger on Thursday February 19th.

The passenger is identified as Mohammed Sharoon (22), is a resident of SMB Lane near Kandathpalli, Mangaluru.

Sharoon arrived at Mangalore International Airport from Dubai by Jet Airways Flight No 9W531,  on Thursday at about 08.45 hours. Six 10-tola gold bars totally weighing 700 grams, valued at Rs 18.90 lakhs, was found concealed in rectum of the passenger.

Further investigations are underway.

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