The Customs Department apprehended the young man who brought a golden biscuit from Sharjah at Jaipur Airport hidden inside the shoes. Actually, in this case related to smuggling of gold, the Customs Department has started questioning the youth in custody.
- Last Updated:February 20, 2021, 2:05 PM IST
The Customs Department has caught a large amount of gold smuggling at Jaipur Airport. The team of Customs has recovered two gold biscuits of 1491 grams from a young man from Sharjah, which has been valued at around Rs 70 lakh 62 thousand. The young man had hidden these gold biscuits under the leaf near the heel in his shoes. The name of the arrested youth is Shravan Kumar (26). He is a resident of Sikar. The young man has been working in a construction company in Sharjah for a year.
The young man has been questioned by the customs officials, the young man has not told anything yet. From where did he bring the gold and who was going to give it? On this, he only said that a person there gave me my ticket cost and extra 10 thousand rupees and said that a person will be found outside Jaipur Airport. He will automatically recognize you. The person had already sent the photo of Shravan to WhatsApp. The Customs Department has arrested the youth for not giving satisfactory answers. According to the rules, a person caught on fetching gold worth more than Rs 20 lakh is arrested.
Accused caught twice after investigationOfficers of the Customs Department said that when the young man approached the checking point after getting off the flight, he was asked to take out his luggage from the metal detector and keep it outside. The young man took out his purse, belt and other items kept in his pocket and kept it outside. After this, his entire body was examined with a handmetal detector. Even then he was not caught, but when the young man was removed from the door metal detector, the sound of beep started coming. When the beep rang, the security guards became alert, on which they checked the young man again with a metal detector, but the beep did not budge. But as soon as he was again removed from the door metal detector, the beep started ringing. After this, youth shoes were removed. After checking the shoes, it was found that gold has been kept in it.