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Air customs foils smuggling bid

Air Customs arrested two persons who were smuggling gold, iPhones, cigarettes and liquor worth Rs 85 lakh at the city airport.

Published: 14th January 2021 03:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th January 2021 03:47 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Air Customs arrested two persons who were smuggling gold, iPhones, cigarettes and liquor worth Rs 85 lakh at the city airport. In a statement on Wednesday, the Commissioner of Customs said the objects were recovered based on intelligence inputs. Two persons who arrived from Sharjah by Indigo Flight 6E 8245 were intercepted at exit and the valuables were seized after a personal search. Further investigation is on. 



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