Five including four Turkmenistan nationals detained for smuggling gold at Delhi airport

NEW DELHI: Five Passengers, Of Which Four Turkmenistan Residents Are Arrested By Customs Officers For Smuggling Gold Worth Rs 2 Crore At Delhi Airport . The Suspects Were Arrested In Separate Incidents Last Week.

Four Turkmenistan I Passengers, Including Three Women, Were Intercepted After Their Arrival At Delhi In Different Flights On Wednesday.

Two Of Them Were From Dubai And The Rest From Turkmenistan, A Statement Issued By The Customs Said.

A Detailed Personal And Baggage Survey Of These Four Passengers Resulted In Restoration Of Gold Objects Like Necklaces, Rings, Bracelets And Pendants, Which Amongst Weigh About 4.4 Kg, He Said.

These Turkmenistan Were Arrested Nationally And The Gold Was Seized.

In Another Case, An Indian Was Intercepted After His Arrival Hong Kong On Tuesday.

His Luggage And Personal Search Resulted In The Recovery Of Three Gold Bars, Along With A Weight Of Three Kilograms.

The Gold Bars Were Seized And The Passenger Was Arrested.

In These Cases, Customs Officials Seized 7.4 Kg Of Gold Worth Rs Two Crore, A Customs Official Said.