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Delhi airport authorities detain Kyrgyz woman for allegedly smuggling in gold, cigarettes

Devdiscourse News Desk | New Delhi | Updated: 17-05-2019 16:10 IST | Created: 17-05-2019 15:55 IST
Delhi airport authorities detain Kyrgyz woman for allegedly smuggling in gold, cigarettes
The gold and cigarettes worth Rs 26.73 lakh has been seized and the passenger was arrested. Image Credit: Flickr

A woman from Kyrgyzstan has been arrested by customs officials at the airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle in gold and cigarettes worth Rs 27 lakh, the customs department said Friday. The accused was intercepted after her arrival from Osh (Kyrgyzstan) via Moscow on Thursday.

A detailed personal and baggage search of the passenger resulted in the recovery of four gold chains (collectively weighing 803 grams) and 5,000 sticks of Davidoff brand cigarettes, the customs department said in a statement. The gold and cigarettes worth Rs 26.73 lakh has been seized and the passenger was arrested, it said.


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