Mumbai: Cricketer Krunal Pandya, who was a part of this yr’s IPL successful staff Mumbai Indians, was on Thursday detained on the Mumbai Worldwide Airport by the Directorate of Income Intelligence (DRI) for allegedly being in possession of undisclosed gold and different valuables, DRI sources stated.
In line with DRI sources, Krunal had returned shortly after 5 pm by a flight from UAE when he was stopped on the airport by DRI personnel.
Krunal’s staff gained its document fifth IPL title on November 10, defeating Delhi Capitals within the remaining match in Dubai. Aside from successful the title, the MI gamers bagged lots of awards on the ceremony too.
In line with stories, Krunal had bought valuables, together with gold chains, totalling to an enormous quantity, which was a lot above the permissible limits as per Indian legal guidelines.
As per guidelines promulgated by the Indian Authorities, from April 1, 2016, all male passengers coming again to India from different international locations can convey gold jewelry as much as 20 grams however not costing greater than Rs 50,000 as a duty-free allowance. And feminine passengers can convey as much as 40 grams of gold jewelry and the price of which shouldn’t be greater than Rs 1,00,000.
After this was delivered to his discover, Krunal admitted that he was unaware of the principles, apologised and even agreed to pay the penalties on the identical, a DRI supply stated. Krunal additional assured that he wouldn’t repeat the error after which the DRI allowed him to go away, the supply added.