Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Air India SATS staffer among duo held by Customs for allegedly smuggling Gold Kada

The customs department has arrested two men for allegedly trying to smuggle a gold Kada valued at Rs 17 lakhs through the Delhi airport. According to the official statement released by the Customs department on Monday, a passenger was intercepted by officials on his arrival from Bangkok on Friday. A detailed personal baggage search of the passenger and an airport staff resulted in the recovery of two gold rods crudely given the shape of a 'kada' (bangle), weighing 600 grams with the total value of Rs 17.18 lakh, it said.
"Further, an airport staff working for M/s Air India SATS was also intercepted. He was assisting the said passenger in smuggling," said the statement.
One of the alleged is reported to be an employee of Air India SATS. Air India SATS is a joint-venture between Air India and Singapore based SATS.
25/09/18 Sify

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