KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has foiled a bid to smuggle gold jewelry worth Rs5.0 million and arrested a person. The FIR to this effect has also been lodged.

According to details, the team of Assistant Collector Wasif Malik at Jinnah international airport intercepted a passenger identified as Shahzad Ahmed coming from Dubai on Emirates Airline flight EK 618 and recovered gold jewelry artistically concealed in the batteries of emergency lights and fans.

The jewelry recovered is weighed at 1.35 KG having a value of Rs5.0 million. The passenger has been arrested and FIR lodged. Matter is being investigated.