Gold rush: 397 pieces of jewelry seized at Saudi airport

397 pieces of gold seized at Saudi airport. (Photo Courtesy: Saudi Gazette)

Customs officers at King Fahd International Airport in Dammam foiled an attempt to smuggle 397 pieces of gold jewelry into Saudi Arabia.

Customs Director General Yousef Al-Zakan said that during customs procedures a passenger was found carrying gold jewelry items hidden under his clothing.

Zakan advised passengers to declare at customs money or precious metals worth more than SR60,000.

(Photo courtesy: Saudi Gazette)

(Photo courtesy: Saudi Gazette)

This article article was first published by the Saudi Gazette on March 6, 2016.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:48 - GMT 06:48