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Saffron haul at Delhi airport

Hindustan Times  New Delhi, February 07, 2013
First Published: 00:19 IST(7/2/2013) | Last Updated: 00:22 IST(7/2/2013)

Customs officials at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) have held a passenger with 14.6 kg saffron worth Rs.36.5 lakh.

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The officials said saffron was cheaper in Dubai and in winters, the demand increases in India and passengers tends to smuggle it and sell it at higher price.


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