Two wrist watches value Rs 5 crore have been seized from cricketer Hardik Pandya at the Mumbai airport on his return from Dubai, information company ANI reported on Tuesday.
Mr Pandya allegedly did not have a bill for watches, the report said, adding that the watches were seized by the Customs Office on Sunday evening.
“Customs Division seized two wrist watches worthy of Rs 5 crores of cricketer Hardik Pandya, on Sunday night time (November 14) when he was returning from Dubai. The cricketer did not have the invoice receipt of the watches,” ANI quoted a Mumbai Customs Division statement as indicating.
Hardik Pandya was returning from Dubai right after India wrapped up its stint at the T20 Environment Cup.
According to ANI, Hardik’s brother, cricketer Krunal Pandya was also intercepted at the Mumbai Intercontinental Airport about suspicion of remaining in possession of undisclosed gold and other valuables past calendar year.