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Man held for carrying gold worth Rs 18 lakh hidden in power bank

ANI
Published : Feb 1, 2018, 7:06 pm IST
Updated : Feb 1, 2018, 7:10 pm IST

The Assistant Sub-Inspector of CISF, Sunil Kumar, recovered gold from Kartikeyan Kannan while conducting an X-Ray screening of the luggage.

The security staffs recovered three crude gold bars, weighing about 600 grams, affixed inside the battery compartment of the power bank. (photo:  ANI)
 The security staffs recovered three crude gold bars, weighing about 600 grams, affixed inside the battery compartment of the power bank. (photo: ANI)

Mumbai: The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has nabbed a passenger carrying gold worth Rs 18 lakh concealed in a power bank at the Mumbai airport.

The Assistant Sub-Inspector of CISF, Sunil Kumar, recovered the gold from Kartikeyan Kannan while conducting an X-Ray screening of the luggage.

The security staffs recovered three crude gold bars, weighing about 600 grams, affixed inside the battery compartment of the power bank.

Senior officers of the CISF and the Customs officials were informed about the incident and the accused, along with recovered gold, was handed over to the Customs officials for further legal action.

Tags: cisf, mumbai airport, customs, gold bars found
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)