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Man held at IGI airport for smuggling gold in shoes

Man held at IGI airport for smuggling gold in shoes

New Delhi: A man trying to smuggle over 2 kg of gold that worth around Rs 1.13 crore was arrested at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, on Tuesday, according to Customs officials.

A senior official said that the man concealed the gold in his shoes and he was detained due to his suspicious behaviour.

"After conducting a detailed examination of the baggage and a personal search of the passenger, we recovered 2,156 gram of gold worth Rs 1,13,10,074. The seized gold has been confiscated under Section 110 of the Customs Act. The passenger has been placed under arrest under section 104 of the Customs Act," the official added.

Further investigation into the matter is currently underway.

(IANS input)

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