Saturday, July 16, 2022

Man held with gold wires worth over Rs 1 crore at Jaipur airport

Jaipur: The Customs officials at Jaipur International Airport arrested a passenger and recovered gold wires weighing 2170.3 grams from his possession. The smuggled gold of 99.50 purity is valued at Rs 1,12,20,451.

According to officials, the passenger had arrived from Sharjah on an Air Arabia Flight.

While scanning the checked-in baggage (two strolly bags) of the passenger at the city airport, a dark dense metallic image of round wires was noticed. On being questioned, he denied carrying any such items.

However, officials opened the bags, following which four round wires made up of gold with white rodhium polished were found concealed behind the iron casing in the middle boundary of both baggages.

16/07/22 Tanseem Haider/India Today

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