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Kyrgyz woman held at Delhi airport for smuggling in gold, cigarettes

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A woman from has been arrested by officials at the airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle in gold and cigarettes worth Rs 27 lakh, the department said Friday.

The accused was intercepted after her arrival from (Kyrgyzstan) via on Thursday.

A detailed personal and of the passenger resulted in the recovery of four gold chains (collectively weighing 803 grams) and 5,000 sticks of Davidoff brand cigarettes, the department said in a statement.

The gold and cigarettes worth Rs 26.73 lakh has been seized and the passenger was arrested, it said.

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 16:01 IST