Two individuals have been arrested at Delhi airport in separate incidents for allegedly attempting to smuggle in gold price about ₹50 lakh, stated officers on Sunday.

The man (56) was intercepted after his arrival from Auckland to Delhi by way of Bangkok on Saturday, they stated.

An in depth private and baggage search of the passenger resulted within the restoration of various gold gadgets, two diamond-studded gold rings, all have been worn by him, and 12 gold bars hid in a black purse, an announcement learn. All these gold gadgets weighing 627g and having a market worth of ₹26.76 lakh have been seized from him.

On Friday, a 44-year-old Tajikistan nationwide who arrived from Istanbul to Delhi was intercepted by the Customs officers and gold price ₹24.49 lakh was seized from her, stated officers.

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