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Tajikistan national held at IGI Airport for trying to smuggle sandalwood

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A was apprehended at the on Monday for allegedly concealing over 62 kg of in his luggage, a said.

He said S Azamov, a national, was intercepted by CISF personnel on the basis of random profiling in the early hours of Monday and a search of his bag led to the recovery of nine pieces of

The added the man arrived at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport to take a flight to Almaty in

As Azamov could not explain the wood pieces in his bag, weighing 62.5 kg, and had no supporting documents, he was apprehended on charges of smuggling and was handed over to the Customs department for further action under the law, the said.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 19:55 IST