Krunal Pandya caught on suspicion of bringing illegal gold from UAE, DRI stopped at Mumbai airport


Krunal Pandya stopped at Mumbai airport on suspicion of bringing illegal gold (Credit: Krunal Pandya Instagram)

Mumbai Indians all-rounder Krunal Pandya was stopped at Mumbai Airport by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, alleging that he had more gold than the limit

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  • Last Updated:November 12, 2020 8:15 PM IS

new Delhi. All-rounder Krunal Pandya, who played a key role in making the Mumbai Indians champions in the Indian Premier League 2020, was stopped at Mumbai Airport on charges of bringing illegal gold. It is alleged on Krunal Pandya that he brought more gold than the limit from UAE. Also, some valuable goods have also been found from them. Krunal Pandya was stopped by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence officials. According to the news agency ANI, at the moment the customs officials are questioning them.

Pandya family is fond of gold
Please tell Krunal Pandya is the elder brother of all-rounder Hardik Pandya. Both brothers are fond of gold jewelery. Krunal Pandya went to Dubai with his wife Pankhudi. At the same time, Hardik Pandya left for Australia tour from Dubai.

DRI stops Krunal Pandya

What are the customs rules

Tell that the price of gold in Arab countries is very low and most people buy gold there. Explain that there are two rules for bringing gold from abroad to India. Male passengers can take 20 grams while women can bring 40 grams of gold with them. To bring gold up to a kilo, customs duty of about 12.5 per cent has to be paid. Whereas a person who has gone abroad for a short time has to pay 38 per cent on gold and about 14 per cent customs duty for extra gold when he comes back after six months.

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Krunal Pandya’s performance in IPL 2020
The season of IPL 2020 was nothing special for Krunal Pandya. He scored 109 runs in 12 innings at an average of just 18.16. At the same time, Pandya got only 6 wickets in 16 matches. Let us know that Krunal Pandya has also played 18 T20 matches for India. He has 14 wickets and 121 runs in his name. However, he did not get a chance in the team for the Australia T20 series.


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