Man arrested for smuggling gold worth Rs 75 lakh at Delhi airport

Mar 13, 2018, 15:11 IST | PTI

The passenger was carrying two bars and four sheets of gold, weighing 2.4 kg, having a market value of Rs 74.97 lakh, which he had hidden in the cavity of the flush assembly system of a toilet at the airport

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An Indian man has been arrested by the customs for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold valuing about Rs 75 lakh at Delhi airport, according to an official statement issued on Tuesday. The accused was intercepted on his arrival from Dubai on Sunday.

The passenger was carrying two bars and four sheets of gold, weighing 2.4 kg, having a market value of Rs 74.97 lakh, which he had hidden in the cavity of the flush assembly system of a toilet at the airport, the customs said in the statement. The accused was arrested and the gold was seized, it said.

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