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27 kgs of gold seized from cargo of private airliner

Chennai: Twenty-seven kgs of gold concealed in cell phones was seized by officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence from the cargo of a private airliner yesterday.The gold is valued at around Rs 10 crore.
PTI January 28, 2014 11:41 IST
PTI
Chennai: Twenty-seven kgs of gold concealed in cell phones was seized by officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence from the cargo of a private airliner yesterday.

The gold is valued at around Rs 10 crore.

Airport sources said the DRI officials made the seizure from the cargo of a private airliner, where the yellow metal was concealed inside cell phones that were packed inside many boxes.

Investigations about the sender and recipients were on, the sources said, adding, the consignment arrived from Hong Kong.