Gold

Gold Bars Found in Plane Toilet in India

Worth $1.1 Million

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A stash of 24 gold bars worth more than $1.1m has been discovered in the toilet compartment of a commercial plane in eastern India.

Cleaners found the haul in two bags on board a Jet Airways flight at Kolkata airport, officials said.

India is one of the world's main gold consumers and imports are seen as a major contributor to the country's account deficit.

It recently raised duty on imports of gold jewellery to 15% from 10%.