Delhi: One held at airport for smuggling gold

DN Bureau

A man has been arrested at the Delhi airport by customs officials for allegedly trying to smuggle gold worth over Rs 30 lakh into the country, according to a statement on Wednesday.

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New Delhi: A man has been arrested at the Delhi airport by customs officials for allegedly trying to smuggle gold worth over Rs 30 lakh into the country, according to a statement on Wednesday.

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The passenger was intercepted after his arrival from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday. On a detailed personal and baggage search, four pieces of gold weighing 805 grams and having a market value of Rs 30.82 lakh were seized, the statement issued by the customs department said.

The passenger has been arrested and the gold was seized, it added. (PTI)









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