Government today said 67.4 kg gold was misplaced from the vaults of Customs department at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the current fiscal. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar said 47 cases of disappearance of gold were reported from IGI Airport having a total quantity of 67.40 kg between April-October 2016. He further said, in the last three years (2013-14 to 2015-16), 12 cases of disappearance of gold from vaults of Customs department at New Delhi, Mumbai and Trichy Airports were detected.
The total quantity involved in the same was 65.39 kg. "FIRs/complaints have been lodged with the police/Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)," Gangwar added.
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