The spiralling cost of gold has resulted into the growing number of smuggling cases in India. Of late, even the women took to smuggling. In one such incident, a woman smuggler was arrested by the customs authorities in Delhi airport and seized a 718 grams of gold worth Rs29 lakh.
She has alighted from a flight arrived from Sharjah. The lady was wearing silver-coated gold bangles and tried to escape on the pretext. But she was caught in scanning. Police are investigating.