Kozhikode: Big gold hunt again from Karipur airport. Customs seized gold worth Rs 1 crore and thirty lakh on Thursday. The gold was seized from three persons. They tried to smuggle gold by hiding it inside Airpods and underwear.
The officials arrested Nooruddin from Kalikavu, Abdul Salam from Kasaragod and Hussain from Puthupadi. It is indicated that they smuggled gold for a reward of Rs 20,000 to Rs 70,000.
On Wednesday, one kg of gold worth Rs 55 lakh was seized from Karipur. Kunummal Muhammad Nabeel, a native of Thanalur, Malappuram, was arrested by the Customs last day.