Man arrested for smuggling gold worth Rs 40 Lakh at Delhi International airport

May 28, 2018, 19:15 IST | PTI

The accused was intercepted on Sunday after his arrival from Dubai

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A man has been arrested by the customs officials for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country over 1 kg gold, worth about Rs 40 lakh, at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in Delhi. The accused was intercepted on Sunday after his arrival from Dubai.

A detailed personal and baggage search resulted in the recovery of 1.3 kg gold concealed in an iron box in the shape of a heating element, a statement issued today by the customs said. The passenger has been arrested and the gold seized, it said.

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