CrackBerry Smuggler Apprehended!
It's Friday afternoon, so I couldn't resist posting this. It's really not funny, but a BIT funny at the same time....
Mumbai, June 1: One person arriving from Hong Kong on an Air India flight was apprehended by the Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for illegally trying to smuggle in high-end mobile phones and memory chips worth lakhs of rupees.
Acting on a tip-off, the customs officials yesterday intercepted one passenger, holding an Indian passport, while he was walking through the Green Channel of the arrival hall of the airport, according to an official release here today.
After a search, they found he had 7 highend Blackberry mobile phones valued at Rs 7,34,000 and 2450 memory chips valued at Rs 11,01,000, which were concealed in his bag.
The passenger has been arrested and goods have been confiscated under the provisions of Customs Act.
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