Man arrested at Delhi airport for trying to smuggle 1 kg gold by hiding it in his rectum
A man was arrested at Delhi airport for allegedly trying to smuggle one kg gold. He hid the gold in his rectum in order to smuggle the gold.
The man was arrested by the Customs department at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport, according to an official statement.
The 24-year-old passenger was intercepted upon his arrival from Dubai on Monday, the statement said.
On detailed baggage examination and personal search, it was discovered that the accused had hidden nine gold bars, weighing 1.04 kg, inside his rectum, according to a PTI report.
The gold bars, valued at Rs 32 lakh, were seized and the passenger was arrested, the department said.