Final Up to date: April 23, 2023, 02:24 IST
The Mumbai customs division has arrested three Indian passengers for allegedly carrying 24 karat gold bars, valued at Rs 1.60 crore in complete, by sticking them beneath the airport baggage trollies. The incident was reported on April 20.
#WATCH | On twentieth April, Mumbai Air Customs intercepted 3 Indian passengers & recovered three 24 karat gold bars, completely valued at Rs 1.60 Crore. The gold bars have been sought to be smuggled by sticking them beneath the airport baggage trollies utilized by passengers to hold their… pic.twitter.com/By7ZQH3Pab— ANI (@ANI) April 22, 2023
The gold bars have been allegedly sought to be smuggled by concealing and taping them beneath the airport baggage trollies utilized by passengers to hold their baggage from the conveyor belt to outdoors the airport terminal.
All three passengers have been arrested after they reportedly confessed to smuggling the bars to keep away from customs duties.
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