Thursday, February 23, 2017

Two Uzbek nationals held for smuggling gold worth Rs 44 lakh

New Delhi: Two Uzbek nationals have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold valuing about Rs 44 lakh at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here.
The accused were intercepted by customs officials after their arrival from Dubai on Tuesday.
“On personal and baggage search, 14 gold cut pieces total weighing 1.63 kg valued at Rs 44.36 lakh were recovered from the waist belt of the passengers,” a press release issued today by the customs said.
23/02/17 PTI/