Around 6.67 kg gold was extracted which was moulded into 19 bars
Customs officials have seized gold worth Rs 2.95 crore, concealed inside body shapers being carried by three passengers, at Delhi airport, an official statement issued on Tuesday said.
The accused were intercepted after they arrived from Sharjah on October 28.
The detailed examination of the baggage and personal search of the passengers resulted in the recovery of seven rectangular-shaped pouches containing chemical paste, appearing to be gold and weighing 7.76 kg in total, which was concealed in the pockets of the body shapers belt kept in the handbag, it said.
Around 6.67 kg gold was extracted from this paste which was moulded into 19 uneven rectangular-shaped bars of gold having a value of Rs 2.95 crore, said the statement issued by the customs.
The gold has been seized and the passengers have been arrested, it said, without sharing further details of the accused.
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India vs England, T20 World Cup, 2nd Semi-final LIVE Updates: Chris Woakes got the wicket of KL Rahul and India are one down after England skipper Jos Buttler won the toss and opted to bowl first in the second semi-final of T20 World Cup at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday. India are featuring an unchanged playing XI, while Mark Wood and Dawid Malan miss out for England due to respective injuries. Philip Salt and Chris Jordan have replaced the two England players. The winner of today’s game will set up a final clash with Pakistan. (LIVE SCORECARD)
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Here are the LIVE Score Updates of the T20 World Cup Match between India and England straight from Adelaide Oval:
India vs England Live: Good over from Stokes!
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IND 6/0 (1)
India vs England Live: FOUR!
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IND 4/0 (0.1)
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India vs England Live: Back to the game!
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