Custom officials seize gold worth of Rs 34.46 lakhs, two people arrested

Mangaluru, July 15 (Agency) Customs officials at Mangaluru international airport seized gold worth Rs 34.46 lakhs from two passengers here on Thursday. Officials sources said that the arrested persons have been identified as Mohammed Ansar Kayyar(34) and Mohammed Moosa Miyas (18) both from Kerala who arrived from Dubai. They were attempting to smuggle730 grams of gold paste by concealing it in the bottom portion of their suitcases. A case has been registered in this connection.