The identity of the passengers is known as Jabir Ahmed from Thondi, from Tiruvarur to Amunda and from Jharkhand to Ramnathpuram.
Three passengers reached Trichy on various flights – Ahmed came from Singapore from Kuala Lumpur and Zarina and Amunda.
According to sources, all three were caught during regular security check. Ahmed allegedly hid gold in his anus, while Amunda hid it in his hand and Zarina in his outfit. After seizing gold, the officials conducted the investigation.
On November 14, Customs officials arrested 1.25 kilogram gold from three passengers, who reached Trichy via AirAsia flight from Kuala Lumpur. The gold that they stole was about Rs. 34 lakhs.