2 Arrested At Delhi Airport For Smuggling Gold Worth 52 Lakh By Hiding It In Rectum: Customs

The officials seized gold weighing 1.14 kg, amounting to Rs 51.8 lakh, from the two passengers concealed in rectum in paste form," the statement issued by the customs department said.

2 Arrested At Delhi Airport For Smuggling Gold Worth 52 Lakh By Hiding It In Rectum: Customs

The accused, a man and a woman, were caught in Delhi upon their arrival from Dubai (Representational)

New Delhi:

Two people have been arrested by the customs officials for smuggling gold, worth nearly Rs 52 lakh, by concealing it in their rectum. The arrest was made at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, according to an official statement issued on Friday.

The accused, a man and a woman, were caught in Delhi after their arrival from Dubai on Wednesday.

The officials seized gold weighing 1.14 kg, amounting to Rs 51.8 lakh, from the two passengers concealed in rectum in paste form," the statement issued by the customs department said.

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The passengers, both natives of Madurai, admitted to previous smuggling of gold and goods amounting Rs 1.03 crore during their past visits, it said, adding that the two were arrested.
 

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