Gold worth $1million seized from Tanzanian at Kenya airport


A Tanzanian man has been arrested in Kenya before attempting to board a flight to Dubai with $1m (£700,000) worth of gold.

The 46-year-old man was carrying 32kg of the precious metal when he was stopped by officers at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, on Friday.

Authorities said they were acting on a tip-off.

He had traveled from Mwanza, in Tanzania, via Kilimanjaro, according to Kenya’s Standard Media.

An investigation has been launched.

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