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Air hostess held for smuggling gold from Muscat

Air hostess held for smuggling  gold from Muscat

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Tribune News Service

New Delhi, May 31

An air hostess of Air India Express has been arrested for allegedly smuggling nearly one kg gold from Muscat to Kannur by concealing it in her rectum. This is believed to be the first case in India where an airline crew member has been apprehended for smuggling gold by concealing it in the rectum.

“We confirm that an incident is being investigated by the Customs authorities at CNN Airport involving an employee. We are cooperating with the investigative authorities,” Air India Express said.

The news broke on a day which is observed worldwide as International Cabin Crew Day (May 31).

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