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Man arrested at Delhi airport for smuggling gold worth Rs 72 lakh

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A man has been arrested by customs officials at Delhi airport for allegedly trying to smuggle gold valuing about Rs 72 lakh into the country, a statement said on Tuesday.

The accused was intercepted after his arrival from Bangkok on Saturday.

On personal and baggage search of the passenger, gold weighing 2 kg was recovered, the statement issued by the Customs Department said.

The gold, valued at Rs 72.42 lakh, was seized and the passenger was arrested, it said.

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First Published: Tue, November 05 2019. 17:21 IST