The Customs officials at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow found six gold bars in a dustbin near the immigration area at the airport. The confiscated gold bars are valued at Rs 36.60 lakh in the market.
According to the officials, six gold bars were wrapped with black tape, hid in black polythene and then dumped into the dustbin near the immigration area at the airport.
While the gold bars have been confiscated, CCTV cameras are being scrutinized as to how the gold came in the dustbin and who brought it.
Further investigations are on.