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Afghan Man Held For Smuggling Gold at Delhi Airport

PTI Last Updated at 11 Aug 2018, 18:08 IST India

New Delhi, Aug 11 (PTI) An Afghan man has been arrested by customs officials at Delhi airport for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold worth about Rs 22 lakh.

The accused, aged 26, was intercepted on his arrival from Kandahar (Afghanistan) on Thursday, according to a statement issued by the customs today.

A detailed personal search of the passenger resulted in the recovery of three gold chains, total weighing 737 grams, it said.

The gold chains, valued at Rs 21.87 lakh, has been seized and the passenger arrested, the statement said.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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