Mangaluru, Aug 11: An international passenger was arrested Mangaluru International Airport after customs officials found him smuggling gold inside sandals on Wednesday, August 10.
The passenger, who arrived from Dubai, had reportedly hidden gold with mixture of gum inside the sandals he was wearing. He is a native of Kasargod.
The confiscated gold is weighing 332 gram of 24 carat purity and is worth Rs 17.43 lac in the market.
The passenger was taken into custody by the customs officials then handed over to the police.