- A man believed to be an employee of Kenya Airways was allegedly arrested with gold worth N356.5 million in Mumbai, India
- The 29-year-old man, identified as Abdalla Ali, was reportedly found with 150 gold biscuits that were neatly tucked in is waist belt and knee-cap supports
- He was nabbed in a five-star hotel near the international airport shortly after he landed in the foreign city with the smuggled goods
A 29-year-old Kenyan man believed to be an employee of Kenya Airways (KQ) has reportedly been arrested with gold worth N356.5 million in Mumbai, India.
NAIJ.com gathered that Abdalla Ali was arrested on Monday, February 12, in a five-star hotel in Mumbai city shortly after he landed in the foreign country with the smuggled goods.
It was reported that the KQ crew member was nabbed with 23 kilogram of 150 gold biscuits tucked in his waist belt and knee-cap supports.
Ali was reportedly arrested alongside another Kenyan, identified as Ibrahim Ali Hussein, 26, who was set to collect the goods from the KQ crew member.
The 23 kilos of gold consignment is said to be the biggest haul ever been seized from an airline in India's Mumbai city.
This, however, was not the first time that a Kenya Airways employee was being caught with smuggled goods in India.
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