Woman trying to smuggle gold held at KIA

Woman trying to smuggle gold held at KIA

Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-05-10 20:26 Bengaluru: The customs department’s air intelligence officials on Tuesday nabbed a 53-year-old woman for trying to smuggle gold biscuits worth Rs35 lakh by hiding them in her rectum.The woman Raheemunissa, a resident of Hyderabad, had landed at the KIA from Dubai on an Emirates flight in the early hours of Tuesday. Police officials said the woman was planning to hand over the gold to her contact before heading to Hyderabad.Raheemunissa had gone to Dubai on a work visa to work as a domestic help, said a police official. Preliminary investigations have revealed that the woman had been used as a courier for the first time, with a promise of return tickets and some money.