Gold smuggling foiled at Chennai airport: worker arrested

An employee of a private eatery at the airport here was nabbed on Monday with Rs 92 lakh worth of gold hidden in a bottle, customs officials said.

He was detained on suspicion by Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel and handed over to the customs authorities for further investigation, they said.

The man was found with 1,400 grams of gold in the bottle, probably from an airline passenger.

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