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Man held by customs for smuggling gold bars, 'mangalsutra' from Dubai

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A man was arrested by the customs officials for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold bars and a 'mangalsutra' worth Rs 22 lakh at airport.

The accused was intercepted after his arrival from via to

A detailed personal and of the passenger resulted in the recovery of two gold bars and a 'mangalsutra' total weighing 760 gram, a statement issued by the customs department said.

The gold worth Rs 21.95 lakh was seized.

On further investigation, two more people were arrested from outside the airport who were waiting to take delivery of the gold brought in illegally by the passenger, a said.

All three accused have been arrested in the case, he said.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 19:25 IST