On October 19, customs officials at Chennai International Airport seized 635 gms of gold worth Rs. 33.3 lakh from 2 passengers under Customs Act. They arrived from Kuwait and Dubai on Sunday night. 16 gold cut bits concealed in vaseline jars and gold paste concealed in 9 hair gel tubes were recovered.
Officials of Custom department on September 08 seized four kilograms of pseudoephedrine, a narcotic substance worth Rs. 40 lakhs from two courier parcels, which were destined to Australia, at Chennai airport. The narcotic substance was concealed in two trophies and lumbosacral belts. The customs officials also arrested a person in this connection. Further investigation is underway.
Chennai Air Customs seized pills, crystals and powder valued Rs. 1.65 crores at Chennai International Airport on August 12. The 2 postal parcels had arrived from Belgium and Netherlands at Foreign Post..
After Beirut explosion, authorities in Chennai finally swung into action. Almost 700 tonnes of ammonium nitrate reportedly transported to Hyderabad. The 690 tonnes of ammonium nitrate had been seized..
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