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Flier held with agarwood worth Rs 2.3cr at IGI

NEW DELHI: CISF body of workers detected ‘agarwood’ weighing around 45kg, price approximately Rs 2.Three crore, at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport on Thursday.
Officials stated that on Thursday, around 3am, CISF surveillance and intelligence body of workers of IGI airport selected a passenger on profiling foundation for thorough checking within the departure space of Terminal-Three. The passenger was once taken to the random checking point together with his 5 luggage for checking.

During X-ray screening, some suspicious photographs had been spotted inside his luggage. The luggage had been diverted for physical checking and the luggage had been discovered filled with wood weighing about 45kg.

The passenger was once identified as Mohammad Hafizul Rehman (42), who was once supposed to go back and forth to Bahrain by Gulf Air.

When questioned, the passenger may just now not answer satisfactorily. Subsequently, the message was once handed to senior officials of CISF and AIU/customs officials.

On arrival, Customs informed that the stated wood was once known as agarwood (used for making perfume), which is illegal for export beneath the Wildlife Act.

Later, the passenger was once passed over to customs officials for additional legal motion within the matter.

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