Thursday, September 21, 2017

Egyptian held for smuggling in over 10 kg gold at IGI airport

New Delhi: An Egyptian man was arrested at the New Delhi airport for allegedly trying to smuggle over 10 kg of gold worth Rs 3.03 crore in specially designed pockets of his pants, the Customs Department said on Wednesday.
The department said in a statement that it is one of the largest seizures of gold at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in recent times.
It said the 39-year-old man was intercepted after he arrived from Dubai on Tuesday night. He had concealed the gold in specially designed pockets of his trouser, a senior customs official said.
20/09/17 Tribune