Hyderabad: In one of the biggest catch, the sleuths of Custom officers at the international airport seized a gold consignment of 6.62 crores.
On October 3, in the early hours based on specific intelligence, the officers of Hyderabad Customs conducted a thorough verification of suspected consignments at Domestic cargo premises, Air Cargo Complex, Shamshabad. They found that the certain foreign origin gold bars without proper documentation are being clandestinely moved from Hyderabad to Mumbai and Jaipur via Indigo flight"
The verification revealed that the consignments carried various ornaments of gold, gold bars of foreign origin and cut pieces of 999 purity, loose diamonds, precious and semi-precious stones, stainless steel watches, platinum tops and antique coins without proper documentation.
The total weight of gold bars seized is 2.37kg while the gold ornaments seized is 5.63kg. The entire value of seized consignments is Rs 6,62,46,387.
The Custome is investigating the case.