Afghani arrested at India airport with 1kg gold

- Man from Afghanistan arrested by the Custom Department at New Delhi, Indira Ghandi International Airport while he was Carrying (smuggling) 1 kg gold by hiding in his shoes.

"VAN" (International Desk) :: A detailed body and baggage search of passenger resulted in the recovery of 997 grams gold worthing around 50,000.00 US Dollars which was concealed inside his shoes, the custom department has said in a statement.

The accused passenger has admitted after an investigation that he had smuggled 400 grams gold in his last visit to India.

The passenger has been arrested and the gold is seized by the police, but the identity of him has not be revealed.


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