Wednesday, August 02, 2023

Flyer arrested for gold smuggling at airport

New Delhi: The customs department at IGI airport has arrested a person who arrived from Hyderabad for allegedly smuggling 1,040 grams of gold. Officials said the gold bar was smuggled through a flight from Dubai to Hyderabad.

The recovered gold has been seized. Officials said the Indian passenger was booked on July 24.

"On a detailed search, six cut pieces of gold bars - weighing a total of 1,040 grams and having a tariff value of Rs 54.34 lakh - were recovered. The recovered goods were found to be smuggled in the aircraft during its route from Dubai to Hyderabad," said an official.

02/08/2023 Times of India

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