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Red Sandalwood seized from Singapore-bound passenger

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 15:57

Chennai: Forty kg of red sandalwood, valued at around Rs two crore in the international market, has been seized from a Singapore-bound passenger at the airport here, airport sources said on Wednesday.
Customs officials seized the consignment from 65-year-old Sheikh Dawood, on his way to Singapore late last night from here. He was taken in for questioning after officials became suspicious of his movements at Anna international terminal, sources said.
The sandalwood was found in his baggage.


First Published: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 15:57
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