3 held with 2.6kg gold at Ahmedabad airport
They were travelling on Dubai-Ahmedabad flight
A team of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) nabbed three persons, two men and a woman from the city airport with 2.6kg gold. They were travelling on Dubai-Ahmedabad flight.
The trio had concealed the gold in capsule form in their body cavities. The further probe revealed nine egg-sized black coated capsules. X-ray revealed two more capsules in one of the men which were also recovered.
The approximate value of the seized gold is Rs 1.4 crore.
The passengers took flight to Dubai from Trichy and booked the return flight for Ahmedabad in order to avoid the suspicion of the authorities,' mentioned a DRI official. tnn