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Indigo, Spicejet staff arrested for smuggling gold at Delhi airport

Source: Twitter @Delhicustoms

Seven persons, including four staff members of Indigo and Spicejet airlines, have been arrested at Delhi Airport by the customs officials for allegedly smuggling gold worth ₹ 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 ₹ 72,46,353,” it tweeted.