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16 Kgs Of Gold Found Hidden Inside Baby Diapers in Delhi Airport, 4 Arrested

The Surat-based couples were coming from Dubai.

12/12/2016 9:31 PM IST | Updated 12/12/2016 9:57 PM IST
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NEW DELHI -- Gold bars weighing 16 kg, and worth ₹4.28 crore, allegedly hidden in baby diapers were seized and four people were arrested from Indira Gandhi International Airport here after a group of fliers coming from Dubai were intercepted by security agencies today.

Officials said the recovery was made around 7 am when a group of six passengers (including two infants) arrived here from Dubai and were intercepted for a thorough check after they crossed the green channel.

"Gold biscuits weighing about 16 kg have been recovered from the passengers. The 16 gold biscuits, of 1 kg each, were found cleverly concealed in the diapers and towel of the two babies they were carrying.

"The two groups comprising a couple and a baby each are from Surat," they said.

"The seized gold bars has been valued at ₹4.28 crore. The four people have been arrested by Customs authorities," they added.

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