Dubai-bound passenger held with raw diamonds worth over Rs 2 crore at Surat airport

01:12 PM Jun 16, 2024 | PTI |

SURAT: A Dubai-bound Indian passenger was apprehended by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel at the Surat airport for allegedly concealing raw diamonds worth more than Rs 2 crore, officials said on Sunday.


A senior CISF officer said the passenger Sanjaybhai Moradiya was intercepted around 8:30 am on Saturday when he was undergoing security frisking at the airport before taking an Indigo airlines international flight.

The passenger was first subjected to a partial pat down search followed by a full body frisking, leading to the recovery of a total 1,092 gms of raw or unpolished diamonds hidden in his ankle socks and undergarments, he added.


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