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

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

An Indian man has been arrested by the customs for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold valuing about Rs 75 lakh at airport, according to an official statement issued today.

The accused was intercepted on his arrival from 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.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 14:20 IST
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