Customs officers on Tuesday seized 5.6 kg of gold worth Rs 2.24 crore from the toilet of an Air India flight which arrived from Dubai.
During rummaging, four bundles wrapped in black adhesive tape were found concealed in the rear toilet of the aircraft. On cutting open the bundles, 48 gold bars of 10 tola each with foreign markings, totally weighing 5.6 kg and valued at Rs 2.24 crore, were recovered. The same were seized as unclaimed under the provisions of Customs Act, 1962. Further Investigation is on.