Tunisian authorities seize over 6 Kg of gold smuggled from Libya

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Tunisian authorities seize over 6 Kg of gold smuggled from Libya

January 06, 2019 - 11:57
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The Tunisian authorities in Tataouine Governorate seized Friday more than 6 kg of gold jewelry from two Tunisians coming from Libya.

"The military units in Al-Murra checkpoint in Tataouine stopped two Tunisian travelers coming from Libya carrying more than 6 kg of gold," spokesman of the Tunisian Defense Ministry Major Mohamed Zakri said.

Zakri clarified that the detainees were referred to the Tunisian National Guard to undertake necessary actions and hand over the gold to the competent authorities, according to Tunis Afrique Presse agency.

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