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Indian Customs arrests gold smuggler at Indira Gandhi International Airport

Indian Customs arrests gold smuggler at Indira Gandhi International Airport

NEW DEHLI: Indian Customs arrested a man and seized gold medallions worth around Rs2.2 million from him at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA).

The passenger, a resident of Srinagar, was intercepted after his arrival from Abu Dhabi.

A detailed personal search of the passenger resulted in the recovery of one hundred medallions weighing 800 grams, the Customs said in a release.

The medallions, valued at Rs2.2 million were kept in the compressive stockings wore by him, the release said.

The gold medallions were seized and the passenger was arrested, it said.