India: Customs officials stole a Muslim citizen’s watch worth 200,000 dirhams
In India, customs officials stole a watch worth 226,000 dirhams from a Muslim citizen returning from Dubai.
According to the Khaleej Times, Ismail, a native of Bhatkal in the Indian state of Karnataka, returned home after meeting his brother in Dubai when a horrific incident happened to him at the Kripur International Airport.
According to the report, when Ismail arrived at the airport, he was wearing an expensive watch worth 226,000 dirhams (more than 96,063,000 Pakistani rupees) in his hand, but soon after, the customs officers put the watch in a plate and presented it. Which had 6 pieces.
The Indian citizen says that the airport authorities suspected that I was smuggling gold in the watch. The customs officials took my watch and went to a room and broke it with the help of a hammer. When nothing came out of the watch, I Returned parts.
According to the report, when the citizen demanded the return of the watch from the airport authorities, the customs officials also took the parts of the watch from Ismail and offered him 50,000 dirhams as compensation.
The Indian citizen says that the watch was given to him as a gift by his brother who runs his business in Dubai and he also has a receipt for the purchase of this watch.