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Saturday, 27 February 2021 1.05 PM IST

Raid at Karipur Airport: Five Customs officers taken into custody; cash, gold seized

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KONDOTTY: The CBI on Tuesday seized Rs 3.5 lakh and 79 sovereign gold during a raid conducted at the customs hall of the Karipur airport. Five customs officers were taken into custody. The raid was carried out by a four-member CBI team that reached from Kochi on Tuesday morning. The raid was conducted with the help of a DRI team from Kozhikode. The raid was carried out on a complaint that customs had links with smuggling gangs following an increase in gold smuggling in Karipur.

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