Hyderabad: A man reaching the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport on Sunday was nabbed by the Hyderabad Customs after nine iPhone 13 phones, valued at Rs.8.37 lakh, were found in his possession.
According to Customs officials, the man, who reached the RGIA by the Air Arabia G9-458 flight from Sharjah, was found to be carrying the nine iPhones, which were concealed in his hand baggage. Further investigation is on.
In a separate case, a woman passenger was booked for smuggling gold biscuits weighing 350 gm and valued at Rs.17.69 lakh. The woman had come on an Indigo flight ((6E025) from Dubai and the gold was found concealed in her hand baggage.
Meanwhile, the intelligence team of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) seized foreign currencies valued at Rs. 13 lakh from two women passengers from Sudan at RGIA on Monday.
The women were on way to Khartoum via Sharjah by an Air Arabia flight and during the checking of their baggage, the foreign currency which was concealed among clothes in the hand baggage was found.
Both of them were apprehended and later handed over to the Customs officials for further action.
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