This is twentieth such instance of involvement of an airline or airport insider in gold smuggling in past about one and half year, sleuths from Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of air terminal traditions on Thursday held a Jet aviation routes crew member to attempt smuggle gold metal worth over Rs 28 lakh. In July a Chief security authority with Gulf based aircraft Etihad who positioned third in the organization’s progression in India was held via Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of air terminal traditions for supposedly included in smuggling of Rs 33 lakh worth of gold.
The accused has pampered comparative exercises on at least past four events. As per Additional Commissioner (air terminal customs), Milind Lanjewar, ten gold bars worth over Rs 28 lakh was recuperated from Jet Airways Crew Member Deepak Indramani Pandey after he arrived from Dubai by Jet Airways Flight No. 9W-543.
Airport customs (AIU) Deputy Commissioner Kiran Kumar said that the team was then asked to make a return to airport and was defied with the gold and footage. He conceded the asset and carriage of the gold.The group member is arrested and further investigations are under process. In yet another case, taking into account profiling, AIU had in March captured a Jet aviation routes flight orderly, for allegedly scheming in smuggling of gold and cut diamonds to the tune of over Rs 1 crore. One of his accessory who was anticipating for him outside the airplane terminal for handing over of the committal was also arrested.