Gold worth Rs 87.62 lakh seized at Chennai airport

Chennai: Gold, weighing 1.7kg of 24K purity and worth Rs 87.62 lakh, was seized from six people on their arrival from Dubai, the Customs department said on Saturday.

While some had concealed the gold bits in their luggage, others had concealed it in paste form in shoes that were worn by them.

All the six people hail from Tamil Nadu, an official release said.