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18 July 2024

Gold found hidden in traveller's bag handle

The man arrested by police at Sharjah Airport. Gold was concealed in the handle of his travel bag.

By Mohammed El Sadafy

Police at Sharjah Airport has arrested an Indian expatriate traveller after gold was found hidden in the handle of his travel bag.

Police said the arrested person has admitted that a compatriot who owned a jewellery shop had helped him to conceal the gold in the handle of the bag to avoid paying customs duty at the airport in India.