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    Gold worth Rs 16.5 lakh was seized by the Customs Air Intelligence officers at the RGI Airport Shamshabad from two passengers who arrived from Dubai. The passengers were intercepted by the Hyderabad Customs team based on passenger profiling. They landed at 8 am on Tuesday on flight no EK-526.

    The Customs officers searched the passengers’ bags and found that gold was hidden inside chocolate covers. Thirteen small cut pieces of gold were discovered inside the chocolates carried in a carton box. The total weight of the seized gold was 269 gm.

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    The investigation is still ongoing.

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    Rajesh M
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