Dec 7, 2016
DAMMAM AIRPORT CUSTOMS STOPPED MAN FROM SMUGGLING GOLD 3.59 KG
Saudi Arabia's customs department stopped a man carrying 3.599 kilograms of gold from Dammam's King Fahad International Airport (KFIA). Most Viewed : Indian Government sets limit on gold per family
A passenger arrived in Saudi Arabia was trying to smuggle 3.599 kg of gold by hiding it in his underwear, shoes socks and in the undergarment called corset, corset is used to support an injured back or some people use it to shape their figure. Trending : Riyadh sweeper gets gold and gifts
- Customs department chief 'Yousef Al Zakan' at King Fahad International Airport said appropriate action have been taken against the passenger, who try to smuggle gold without paying customs fee for carrying 3.599 kilograms of gold as per the article published in Al Arabiya news. See Also : No Umrah Visa fee for first time in each Islamic year
- All the passengers who are arriving to Saudi Arabia or departing from Saudi Arabia should declare, If they are carrying above SR 60,000/- which is equivalent to 16,000$, whether it is amount of money or precious metals. Related : Cash limit or gold metals allowed to carry through Saudi Arabia's Airports
- All Passengers must fill the form and should declare if they are carrying cash or precious metals worth above 60,000 Saudi Riyals or 16,000 United States Dollars.
- Declaring the information in the customs form will subject it to one's legal accountability said Zakan, Dammam's King Fahad International Airport custom officer. Read this : Claim flight delay compensation in Saudi Arabia