Indian airport authorities really struck gold after they seen an individual strolling oddly — and located he had about 2 kilos in bullion shoved into his rectum, in accordance to a report.
The GoAir passenger arrived from Dubai on Tuesday at Kerala’s Kannur Airport, the place he tried to avoid paying an 18 p.c tax on his treasured nuggets by smuggling them the place the photo voltaic do not shine, The Nationwide reported.
Officers on the Air Intelligence Unit mined the stash, value about $60,000, from the unidentified smuggler’s butt, in accordance to the knowledge outlet.
One different passenger on the equivalent flight was caught carrying better than three kilos of gold, though officers did not disclose if that traveler had hid it the equivalent method.
On Wednesday, customs brokers seized just under a pound of gold from a passenger who landed in Kozhikode, additionally known as Calicut, on an Air Arabia flight from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.
The gold was hidden in the traveler’s underwear.