Gold smuggling: For smuggling gold worth Rs 14 lakh, senior staff of Air India SATS, SriLankan Airlines held.
13, November 2018 l Times Now
New Delhi: Senior employees of Air India SATS and SriLankan Airlines are among three men held for allegedly smuggling gold worth over Rs 14 lakh at Delhi airport, according to an official statement issued Tuesday. It said an Indian man was intercepted after his arrival from Dubai on Sunday. He was apprehended in the toilet of international arrival hall while handing over smuggled gold to one airport staff working as a duty manager for AISATS, Delhi, it said.
“A detailed personal and baggage search of the passenger and airport staff resulted in the recovery of four gold bars total weighing 464 grams having a market value of Rs 14.39 lakh,” the statement issued by the customs said. Air India SATS or AISATS is a 50:50 joint venture between Air India Limited, and Singapore-based SATS Limited, a gateway services and food solutions provider in Asia.