Indian held with 700 grams gold at TIA

Police have nabbed an Indian national for illegally possessing 700 grams gold from the Tribhuvan International Airport on Sunday.

Police said that Syed Ibrahim Akbar Ali (30) with passport op. (8526375) who had arrived at the TIA from Malaysia on a Malindo Air was arrested with 700 grams of precious yellow metal.

Police said that Ali was held from the prepaid taxi counter at the TIA during the security check.

Police said that they are looking into the case.

The existing law prohibits carrying gold or gold ornaments weighing more than 50 grams.

Source: THT