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7 held at IGIA with 182 iPhones

Eager to cash in on the craze for <g data-gr-id="12" style="color: #3b3b3b; font-size: 11px;">iphones</g>, seven youngsters, in their early twenties, were detained at the Indira Gandhi International Airport with as many as 182 iPhone 6S and 6S Plus ahead of their India launch due this month.

These phones were seized recently from the men, who had come from Hong Kong and Singapore on separate flights, officials said. Acting on intelligence inputs, customs officials intercepted them and seized the iPhones. “All of them were carrying iPhone 6S and 6S Plus in their baggage. We have seized 182 devices from them,” said Vinayak <g data-gr-id="14">Azaad</g>, Additional Commissioner, Customs, at the IGI airport. Some of the youths were offered money to smuggle in the devices,” the official said.

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