Diamonds Worth Rs 48 Lakhs Seized At Pune International Airport

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Sumit Singh
Pune, 22nd March 2022: Officers of Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of Pune Customs on March 17 seized 3000 diamonds (round brilliant cut and bagguets) of total 75 carat weight, valued at approx. Rs. 48.66 lakhs, from a passenger who arrived from Sharjah.

“The passenger was intercepted and a thorough examination of his baggage was done. We found the diamonds concealed in the pouches in a pair of trousers packed in his baggage. The diamonds attempted to smuggle into India were seized under Customs Act ,1962”, said Yashodhan Wanage, Commissioner, CGST, Pune.