On Specific information the officers of AIU, CSI Airport, Mumbai intercepted two lady passengers namely Mrs. Santaletchmi Superamaniam (41), a Malaysian national and Mrs. Magisvary Jairaman (59), a Singaporean national who arrived from Singapore by the Jet Airways flight # 9W 009 at 3:00 pm. Personal search of the said passengers resulted into the recovery of assorted 24 carat crude gold jewellery collectively weighing 4 Kg valued at Rs. 1,20,00,000.
The said gold jewellery including chains and kadas were cleverly concealed by the said passengers on their waist and on their hand above the elbow so as to avoid Customs check/ detection.
The recovered gold jewellery was seized and both the passengers were arrested. Further, one of their accomplice who was waiting outside the Airport to receive the said 2 lady passengers and the smuggled gold, was also intercepted and arrested.
All of them were produced before the Hon’ble CMM Court, Mumbai with their remand application. The said Hon’ble Court sent them on judicial custody in city jail.
Further investigation is underway.