Delhi IGI Airport: Despite strictness at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, gold smuggling is not stopping. Once again gold worth about Rs 2.5 crore has been seized at the airport, which was smuggled from Bangkok. The accused has been arrested under the Customs Act, 1962 and further investigation is underway. The surprising thing is that this gold has been extracted from a tetra pack of juice.
Based on profiling, Customs @ IGI Airport has seized 4204 grams of gold bars worth Rs 2.24 crore brought by an Indian national from Bangkok. Pax has been arrested under the Customs Act, 1962. Further investigation is ongoing. pic.twitter.com/qOQTd0uwGj
– Delhi Customs (Airport & General) (@AirportGenCus) 20 November 2023
what is the whole matter
Actually, the accused was caught when he landed at Delhi airport from Bangkok flight. Investigation by the Customs Department revealed that the man had hidden gold worth Rs 2.5 crore in his bag. The officers were shocked when the gold was taken out from the man’s bag. The person had hidden the gold in the bag in a very clever manner. If the gold had been kept in the bag in a normal manner then there would have been nothing surprising in it, but this gold was extracted from the tetra pack of juice kept in the bag.
How did the officials extract the gold?
Not only this, when the tetra pack of juice was opened, it also contained gold biscuits in small packets. The officials first cut the juice pack and then took out the gold from it. Even the officers were stunned to see this entire act.
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