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Kashmiri youth detained with gold jewellery at Jammu Airport


Jammu, Mar 26: A youth from Kashmir was detained with gold jewellery worth Rs 7.71 lakh at Jammu airport and was fined before being let off.

Kashmiri youth detained with gold jewellery at Jammu Airport

Amid the heightened vigil by the anti-hijacking police, security staff caught one passenger, Suhail Mir, with 335 grams of jewellery worth Rs 7,71,398, Senior Superintendent of Police, Anti-Hijacking, Jammu Airport, Rajinder Gupta said.

He said Mir is from Sonawar belt (Srinagar) and was travelling from Jammu to Srinagar in a Spicejet flight. He said the jewellery was purchased from Dubai.

The matter was brought to the notice of Khalid Majeed, Deputy Commissioner, Commercial taxes, Jammu, who imposed a penalty of Rs 23,142 for tax evasion, the SSP said. A large number of tax-evaders have been caught at the airport in the last one month.


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