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Man captured sneaking 100 iPhone X handsets at Delhi airport

DECCAN CHRONICLE / PTI
Published May 6, 2018, 3:51 pm IST
Updated May 6, 2018, 4:28 pm IST
He was in return from Dubai and was withheld at Delhi for smuggling 85.61 lakhs worth 100 iPhone X devices.
The 53-year-old accused was intercepted by the customs after his arrival from Dubai on Friday.
 The 53-year-old accused was intercepted by the customs after his arrival from Dubai on Friday.

A man was arrested by the customs at the Delhi airport for allegedly trying to smuggle in 100 iPhone X handsets, an official said.

The 53-year-old accused was intercepted by the customs after his arrival from Dubai on Friday.

 

"Hundred iPhone X handsets worth a total of Rs 85.61 lakh were seized from his baggage after a thorough search," Additional Commissioner of customs at the airport, Amandeep Singh, said.

Besides, this week Apple has announced its quarterly earnings and contrary to analyst predictions, its most-expensive iPhone X came out to be its best-selling smartphone in the first quarter of 2018.

In comparison, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, which were launched alongside the iPhone X, sold 12.5 million units and 8.3 million units respectively.

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