Customs officers nab person smuggling gold in rectum

Late night Friday, customs officials in the Biju Patnaik International Airport intercepted a person who had arrived from Kuala Lumpur by flight No AK 31 on suspicion.

They made a thorough body search and X-Ray scan which revealed that he was carrying something in his rectum.After further search it was confirmed that he was carrying gold in the form of a powder which when chemically processed would yield solid gold.

The powder was wrapped in black tape and hidden in his rectum.

The gold,reported to be of foreign origin, weighed about 254 grams and was valued at about  Rs 8.2 lakh.

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