Man tries to smuggle Rs 20 lakh gold in turban at Jaipur airport detained
| Sunday | 31st March, 2019
JAIPUR: The customs department at Jaipur International Airport caught a man trying to smuggle 673 grams of gold, approximately worth Rs 20 lakh, inside his turban.
He had allegedly hidden the gold in his turban and according to sources, the customs department had a tip-off about Singh smuggling the metal.
He would purchase the gold from Thailand and get it into India illegally, where he would sell it for profit.
The man was on a flight from Bangkok.In the first quarter of the year itself, the customs department at Jaipur Airport has seized over three kg of gold being carried into the country illegally.
Authorities are trying to get more information about his previous, if any, arrests in any similar case.
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