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Passenger caught at Goa Airport with 50lakh-worth Gold Bars

Customs and Central Excise Officials at the Dabolim Airport have seized gold worth Rs.50 lakh from an Indian national who landed at Goa airport from Sharjah, revealed a senior official to GoaChronicle.com.

While customs officials were tight-lipped about the identity of the passenger, an official here confirmed the arrest that took place at 5 a.m yesteday.

“The passenger arrived by Air Arabia flight G9-499. We had a tip-off that he was carrying gold. We have seized 1.550 kg of gold bars worth Rs.50 lakh from his person,” the official told GoaChronicle.com

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