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The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) today seized 1.961 kg gold coins worth Rs52.97 lakh from the toiled of a Qatar Airways plane at Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport.Customs Commissioner Capt Sanjay Gahlot said the seizure was made during the rummaging of Qatar Airways flight (QR-548) which arrived from Doha this afternoon. “A case has been registered and further investigation is on,” he said.Sources said the consignment wrapped in a plastic cover was deliberately left in the aircraft’s toilet only to be retrieved by “someone having easy access at the arrival point of the aircraft”.There were a total of 246 gold coins with 22 carat purity.