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Four Indigo, Spicejet airline staffers among 7 persons arrested in customs' crackdown on gold smuggling

Four Indigo, Spicejet airline staffers among 7 persons arrested in customs' crackdown on gold smuggling

On 21.07.2021 in a 24 hours long operation, Delhi Airport customs busted a gold smuggling ring arresting 7 persons, the Delhi customs said

2 pax caught with live consignment & 1 pax along with 4 airline staffers from Indigo & Spicejet in follow up (Source: PTI) 2 pax caught with live consignment & 1 pax along with 4 airline staffers from Indigo & Spicejet in follow up (Source: PTI)

Seven persons, including four staffers of Indigo and Spicejet airlines, have been arrested by the customs officials for allegedly smuggling gold worth Rs 72.46 lakh, the Delhi customs said on Saturday. "On 21.07.2021 in a 24 hours long operation, Delhi Airport customs busted a gold smuggling ring arresting 7 persons (2 pax caught with live consignment & 1 pax along with 4 airline staffers from Indigo & Spicejet in follow up). Value of gold smuggled by syndicate is Rs. 72,46,353," it tweeted.

Further details in the case are awaited.

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