The attempt was one of several recently to get gold past India's authorities to avoid an 18 per cent tax. Police in southern India arrested an airline passenger from Dubai who concealed nearly a kilogram of gold in his body. The passenger arrived at Kerala's Kannur airport on a GoAir flight with 972 grams of the flattened precious metal that he had inserted into his body. Officials at the Air Intelligence Unit extracted the gold from the man, the state agency aid on Tuesday.
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