VIZAG: The Customs duty officers at the Vizag airport of the Andhra Pradesh state in India, have recovered a whopping 63 Kilograms of Gold from about 100 passengers, who were mostly from Tamil Nadu, travelling from Singapore and Malaysia.
The alleged passengers have been carrying DVD players and other electronics which are equivalent to its quantity of Gold. The passengers are currently being questioned by the Customs officers at the airport regarding the involvement of the people behind the smuggling.
Sources said that the Officers conducted a strict raid prior to the information received from Chennai. The Police have af first recovered 1 kilo gram of Gold from three women. An extensive checking of the electronic gadgets, of the passengers from three planes has revealed the treasure.
Earlier, Shamshabad International Airport in Hyderabad was found to be the hub for the Gold smugglers. The airport witnessed several kilograms of Gold being caught every month. However, the latest outcome of the Gold at Vizag airport suggests that the smugglers have eyed on the airports with less traffic to facilitate smuggling smoothly, the NDTV reports.