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Two people held at Mumbai airport with 16 kg gold

Two People Identified As N Jadhav And P Jadhav, Were Handed Over By CISF To The Income Tax Department Sleuths Who Allowed Them To Board Their Flight To Mumbai But Not Before Intimating Their Counterparts In The Western Metropolis, The Officials Said.

PTI | Updated on: 24 Dec 2016, 04:33:03 PM
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New Delhi:

Two people, accused of allegedly carrying nearly 16 kg gold, were held at the Mumbai airport after they took a flight from the Indira Gandhi International Aiport (IGIA).Officials said the incident was reported late on Friday night when CISF personnel intercepted the two passengers carrying the said gold in their baggage.

The two, identified as N Jadhav and P Jadhav, were handed over by CISF to the Income Tax department sleuths here who allowed them to board their flight to Mumbai but not before intimating their counterparts in the western metropolis, the officials said.

“The duo, carrying 15.85 kg gold, were detained by the I-T department in Mumbai as soon as they landed there and the matter is being investigated,” they said. 

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First Published : 24 Dec 2016, 04:29:00 PM