Chennai Air Customs

Chennai techie held in smuggling of 46.8 kg narcotics via parcels from Africa

Pink plastic bags containing Khat leaves were found from all eleven vases. The other parcels contained herb and dried spices, while opaque plastic bags were full of Khat leaves.

Apr 23, 2021, 19:42 PM IST

Chennai Air Customs seize 1.72 kg gold from domestic passengers, one arrested

Officials said that 22 gold cut bits weighing 1.28 kg valued at Rs. 59.18 lakhs were recovered and seized from Mohammed Anas, who had flown in from Thiruvananthapuram.

Apr 07, 2021, 21:00 PM IST

Six passengers arrested in Chennai for smuggling 5.55 kg gold worth Rs 2.53 crore, foreign currency worth Rs 24 lakh seized

Air Customs officials at Chennai arrested six international passengers for smuggling gold and foreign currency via different means including concealment in wigs, socks, innerwear, rectum.

Mar 22, 2021, 07:39 AM IST

Foreign currency worth Rs.70.28 lakh seized from Dubai-bound passenger’s baggage in Chennai

Based on intelligence, Air Customs officials intercepted Noormohamed Sultan, 60, of Kanchipuram, on Wednesday (February 24) when he was headed for security hold after clearing immigration, to board flight 6E-65 to Dubai. The officials suspected the passenger because he appeared to be nervous. 

Feb 25, 2021, 19:54 PM IST

Euros, pounds worth 7.78 lakh seized from passenger's bag at Chennai Airport

Air Customs officials on Friday intercepted a passenger at the departure terminal, as he was proceeding towards the security hold area after immigration. 

Dec 25, 2020, 20:11 PM IST

Chennai: Canine tooth of big cats seized from Dubai-origin flight

The wild cat teeth were found covered in tissue paper hidden in a seat on the plane

Dec 20, 2020, 21:51 PM IST

Smuggled gold worth Rs 46.4 lakh seized from Chennai airport

A total of 891 grams of gold was recovered and seized under the Customs Act 1962.

Oct 04, 2020, 18:30 PM IST

MDMA tablets worth Rs 5 lakh smuggled from Netherlands seized in Chennai

The parcel was addressed to an individual in Chennai city, but the address was found to be incomplete.

Sep 28, 2020, 22:51 PM IST

MDMA pills from France worth Rs 4 lakh with derogatory sign ‘ACAB’ seized in Chennai

The seized tablets contain around 250mg of MDMA which is a very high dose.

Sep 22, 2020, 19:44 PM IST

Psychotropic drugs worth over Rs 12 lakh seized by Chennai Air Customs

These drugs are psychotropic substances falling under Schedule ‘X’ & ‘H’ of Drug and Cosmetic Rule 1945 and are also covered under the NDPS Act, 1985. 

Sep 15, 2020, 18:41 PM IST

MDMA pills, crystals worth Rs 7 lakhs seized at Chennai Airport

"Total 215 MDMA pills and 7 grams of MDMA crystals valued at Rs 7 lakhs were recovered and seized under the NDPS Act, 1985," read the official statement.

Sep 02, 2020, 19:18 PM IST

Hidden in cardboard sheets, gold foil worth USD 1.04 lakh seized at Chennai airport

Based on specific intelligence, the Chennai Air Customs has seized 1.45 kg gold foil worth USD 1.04 lakh from a passenger’s personal goods. While the passenger had arrived earlier from Dubai, his personal belongings arrived later at the Unaccompanied Baggage Terminal. 

Aug 22, 2020, 17:46 PM IST

Chennai Air Customs seizes 5210 ecstasy pills, MDMA crystals and Meth powder valued at Rs 1.65 crore

Chennai Air Customs Department has seized 5210 ecstasy pills, 100 gm of MDMA crystals under NDPS Act, 1985, sources said on Wednesday.

Aug 12, 2020, 16:08 PM IST