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Gold smuggling: Airport Employees arrested!

Jan 27, 2019 09:27 IST

Central Excise intelligence officers conducted inspection at Coimbatore Airport on information that gold is being smuggled through airplane from Sri Lanka to Coimbatore. During the inspection and enquiry, officers have found out two employees of the airport are aiding the smuggling. 1.6 kg of gold bars worth rupees 55 lakhs was seized from SriLankan Airlines passengers which is coming from Colombo. Airport employees Manoj and Sathish and 3 others are arrested.