Air India Crew Member Arrested For Smuggling Gold

New Delhi: An Air India crew member was arrested at Delhi airport for smuggling gold worth Rs 45 lakh into the country.

On being grilled for a couple of hours, he admitted to carrying two silver-coated ‘kadas’ (bangles).

“One cabin crew of Air India, who had arrived at T-3, IGI airport, New Delhi from Toronto was followed from the flight gate and later intercepted. He admitted that after seeing Customs officials at the aircraft gate he had concealed the gold ‘kadas’ under a seat,” an official statement of Customs department said.

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