73 iPhones seized in Delhi from two passengers from Sharjah

The airport customs also seizes gold jewellery and white gold ring studded with precious stones from them

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Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021, 1:18 AM

Last updated: Tue 30 Nov 2021, 8:40 AM

The Delhi customs on Monday seized the latest models of iPhones, suspected to be smuggled into the country from Sharjah at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.

A senior customs official said that two passengers who had arrived at Delhi airport from Sharjah on a flight were intercepted on suspicion. The passengers and their luggage were thoroughly checked.

“We have seized the latest 73 iPhone-13 (different models), gold jewellery and one white gold ring studded with precious stones from two passengers arrived from Sharjah,” said the official.

The case is under investigation, reports ANI.

On Sunday, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) had seized 3,646 iPhone-13 smartphones at Mumbai airport that were being smuggled from Singapore in two consignments.

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