Wednesday, October 09, 2019

5kg sandalwood recovered at Mumbai airport, 2 Sudanese arrested

Mumbai: The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has recovered 25kg of sandalwood chips from the luggage of two Sudanese nationals at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, following which the duo was arrested, an official said on Wednesday.
The recovery was made on Tuesday during the random checking of passengers based on their profiling, the official said.
"The two Sudanese nationals were stopped for a security check at the Mumbai airport's Gate number 6 at Terminal 2. When their luggage was checked, the CISF personnel found around 25 kg of sandalwood chips kept inside," he said.
The duo was scheduled to board an Ethiopian Airways flight ET-641. They were on their way to Adis Ababa with the smuggled chips, the official said.
09/10/19 PTI/Times of India
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