Customs arrests two men for smuggling gold worth rs 27 lakh.

Two men have been arrested by the customs for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold valuing about Rs 27 lakh at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here.

The accused were intercepted by the customs officials after their arrival from Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

"Detailed examination of their baggage and their personal search resulted in recovery of 933.12 gms gold having market value of Rs 27.26 lakh, in the form of eight gold biscuits of 116.64 gm each," a press release issued today by the customs said.

The gold has been seized and the passengers have been arrested, it said.