Two Korean nationals held with gold worth Rs 53 lakh at Mumbai airport

Two Korean nationals held with gold worth Rs 53 lakh at Mumbai airport
AIU officers recovered almost 2 kg gold from the passengers

The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of Mumbai customs on Thursday intercepted two Korean passengers at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport and seized gold worth Rs. 53 lakh.

A personal search of the passengers resulted in recovery of two crude gold chains, two crude gold belt, buckles and two cut pieces of gold bars totally weighing 1,999 grams and valued at Rs. 53,47,045.

The AIU officers found two cut pieces of gold bars concealed in a power bank.

The accused have been identified as Juhyung Ahn and Young Yeo Yoon, who were travelling from Hong Kong.

Both the passengers are arrested. Further investigation is on.

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