Thursday, June 22, 2017

10 gold bars recovered from Jet Airways flight

Mumbai: On specific intelligence, the officers of AIU rummaged Jet Airways flight no. 9W 535 which arrived from Dubai at 07

Each packet contained five foreign marking gold bars of 10 tolas each thus collectively weighing 1160 grams valued at Rs. 34,80,000/-.

The said gold bars were taken over and seized under panchnama dated 21.06.17 under the provisions of the Customs Act, 1962. Further investigation is underway.

Based on profiling, the officers of AIU intercepted one passenger on wheelchair namely Nimisha Jentilal Gudhka , a native of Jamnagar, Gujrat who arrived from Dubai by Jet Airways flight no. 9W 535.

The said passenger has concealed eight gold bars collectively weighing 660 gms valued at Rs. 19, 80,000/- inside his pant pocket worn by him and his wallet.

The same was recovered and seized under the provisions of the Customs Act, 1962.
The passenger in his statement recorded under Section 108 of the Customs Act, 1962 has admitted possession, knowledge, concealment and recovery of the said assorted gold bars which was being smuggled into India without payment of Customs Duty and in contravention of the Customs Act, 1962
22/06/17 ANI/Business Standard

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