Another gold haul at Kolkata airport, officials recover 5 kg gold

Kolkata: Days after 24 kg gold was recovered from an aeroplane in the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, customs officials on Saturday made twin seizures, confiscating Rs 1.29 crore worth of the metal.

"We recovered 5 kg of gold, valued at Rs.1.19 crore, kept inside a plastic bag from a Mumbai-bound cargo plane while in an another case we seized Rs. 10 lakh worth of gold from man holding a Danish passport," said Assistant Commissioner of Customs RS Meena.

 Another gold haul at Kolkata airport, officials recover 5 kg gold

Seized gold bars are kept on displayed by custom officers at the international airport in Kolkata. Reuters

No arrest has been made in this regard.

Earlier 24 gold bars of a kg each were recovered from two plastic bags kept inside the toilet of a Jet Airways plane.

IANS

Updated Date: Nov 24, 2013 10:50:55 IST