Fourteen Indian national pax who arrived at International Airport, Jaipur by two charter flights from UAE and Saudi Arabia were intercepted by the customs team of Jaipur International airport. 31.9918 kg of gold valued at Rs.15,67,59,820/- (Rs. Fifteen Crore Sixty Seven Lakh Fifty-Nine Thousand Eight Hundred Twenty) concealed in their baggage was recovered from these passengers.
Out of these 14 passengers, three passengers arrived from Ras-U1-Khema(UAE) by Spicejet flight No. SG-9055 and 12 Gold Bars/Bricks weighing 9.339 kg valued at Rs.4,57,61,100/- ( Rs. Four Crore Fifty-Seven Lakh Sixty One Thousand One Hundred) was recovered from them. Eleven passengers arrived from Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), 22.6528 kg of gold bars valued at Rs. 11,09,98,720/-( Rs. Eleven Crore Nine Lakh Ninety Eight Thousand Seven Hundred Twenty only) predominantly Suisse mark was recovered from them.
The said recovered gold bars have been seized under Section 110 of the Customs Act, 1962. The said passengers are being interrogated and are likely to be placed under arrest in terms of Section 104 of the Customs Act, 1962.