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Chinese woman apprehended with gold biscuit at IGI airport

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 55-year-old Chinese woman has been apprehended at the airport for allegedly carrying a gold biscuit in her baggage in violation of rules, officials said Monday.

They said the woman was intercepted by CISF personnel on January 26 at the (IGIA) when she arrived at the facility to take a flight to Dehradun along with another person.

A 1-kg gold bar, valued around Rs 30 lakh, was recovered from the woman's hand bag and she was handed over to customs officials as she could not produce required valid documents for carrying the yellow metal, the said.

The woman had arrived in on January 25 from Hong Kong, he said.

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First Published: Mon, January 28 2019. 20:47 IST