UP Police arrested man with gold worth Rs. 29 lakh from Lucknow airport

Feb 09 2021 03:27 PM
UP Police arrested man with gold worth Rs. 29 lakh from Lucknow airport

Lucknow: The Customs Department has arrested a youth smuggling gold hidden in a juicer at Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow airport. The total value of the gold recovered from the arrested person has been estimated at Rs 29 lakh 2 thousand 6 hundred 83. The accused came to India from Dubai via aircraft number FZ 8325. 581 grams of gold has been recovered from him.

To avoid the sight of the Customs Department, the accused had reached India by shielding the inner and outer layer of the motor of the juicer machine with gold. Taking action in this matter, the Customs Department has arrested the accused and started questioning. According to the information received, a person who came to India from Dubai via plane number FZ 8325 has been arrested on charges of hiding gold in a juicer machine.

It is being told that during the scanning, the machine did not know about the hidden gold. But when the Customs Department suspected, they searched the records of the passengers, which showed that the person had gone to Dubai 15 days earlier. Opening the juicer, a layer of gold was found in it, after which the Customs Department arrested the man.

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