Indian airport authorities actually struck gold after they noticed a person strolling oddly — and found 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 solar don’t shine, The Nationwide reported.
Officers on the Air Intelligence Unit mined the stash, price about $60,000, from the unidentified smuggler’s butt, in accordance to the information outlet.
One other passenger on the identical flight was caught carrying greater than three kilos of gold, although officers didn’t disclose if that traveler had hid it the identical manner.
On Wednesday, customs brokers seized just below a pound of gold from a passenger who landed in Kozhikode, also called Calicut, on an Air Arabia flight from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.
The gold was hidden in the traveler’s underwear.