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8-month-pregnant woman among 2 from Kenya held at Mum airport with 19cr gold | India News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Two women from Nairobi were arrested on Monday for smuggling 33kg gold bars worth Rs 19 crore. The gold was hidden in their undergarments and baggage, said officials of air intelligence unit of customs. This marks one of the largest gold seizures from air passengers arriving in Mumbai this year, they added. “The two were held separately but are part of the same gold smuggling syndicate.”In the first case, AIU officials questioned passenger Anzal Abdi Kala (26), who walked through the green channel, about carrying any dutiable goods, to which she replied in negative.Officials, with assistance of women officers, conducted a personal search and discovered 8 yellow metal pieces in her undergarments and a bag containing four pouches with 20 yellow metal pieces wrapped in adhesive tap...