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67 kg gold misplaced from IGI Airport between Apr-Oct

New Delhi: Government today said 67.4 kg gold was misplaced from the vaults of Customs department at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the current fiscal.

Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar
Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar

In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar said 47 cases of disappearance of gold were reported from IGI Airport having a total quantity of 67.40 kg between April-October 2016.

He further said, in the last three years (2013-14 to 2015-16), 12 cases of disappearance of gold from vaults of Customs department at New Delhi, Mumbai and Trichy Airports were detected. The total quantity involved in the same was 65.39 kg.

“FIRs/complaints have been lodged with the police/Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI),” Gangwar added.

PTI
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