Indian officials arrested a man trying to smuggle nine gold bars into the country by hiding them in his ass.
A man has been arrested by the Customs department at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle one kg gold by hiding it in his rectum, an official statement said Wednesday.
The 24-year-old passenger was intercepted upon his arrival from Dubai Monday.
On detailed baggage examination and personal search, it was discovered that the accused had hidden nine gold bars, weighing 1.04 kg, inside his rectum.
The man claimed his doctor advised him to take in more vitamins and minerals.