KRA busts females gold smuggling ring at JKIA

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Wednesday November 24 2021

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Terminal 1A at Jomo Kenyatta Global Airport. FILE PHOTO | NMG

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By OTIATO GUGUYU

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  • KRA acknowledged in an announcement acknowledged that a body search on the females by the multi-agency personnel stumbled on 15 of them carrying 4.88 kilograms of undeclared gold and jewellery.
  • Customs officials imagine the females en route to Mumbai are linked to one more smuggling attempt foiled in India involving three female vacationers two months ago.

Kenya Earnings Authority (KRA) customs officials dangle cracked a gold smuggling syndicate intercepting a neighborhood of 30 females suspected to be fervent relating to the ring.

KRA acknowledged in an announcement acknowledged that a body search on the females by the multi-agency personnel stumbled on 15 of them carrying 4.88 kilogrammes of undeclared gold and jewellery.

Customs officials imagine the females en route to Mumbai are linked to one more smuggling attempt foiled in India involving three female travellers two months ago.

KRA acknowledged passengers are required by law to convey all cargo/items on the Ports of entry and exit.

“Customs Officers stationed at Jomo Kenyatta Global Airport (JKIA) closing evening intercepted roughly 4.88 kilogram of gold and jewellery that was once being smuggled after figuring out a neighborhood of roughly 30 female Kenyan travellers who were departing from Nairobi to Mumbai, India thru Doha,” KRA acknowledged. 

“The travellers are straight away associated to a pair of female travellers earlier intercepted entering Mumbai with approximate 1 kg of gold hid internally on August 19, 2021,” the taxman acknowledged.

KRA acknowledged the 15 females who were on board the flight were requested to execute the flight to allow for further investigations. 

The intercepted gold and jewellery has been deposited within the Customs warehouse.

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