MUMBAI: Mumbai Indians all-rounder Krunal Pandya was stopped by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) at the Mumbai International Airport over suspicion of being in possession of undisclosed gold and other valuables, DRI sources said.
As per the rules, male passengers travelling to India from Dubai can carry up to only 20 grams of gold on themselves. The gold should not cost more than 50,000 rupees as a duty-free allowance.
Krunal Pandya had returned shortly after 5 pm by a flight from the UAE when he was stopped at the airport by DRI personnel, the sources said.
Pandya was returning to Mumbai from UAE where he won the IPL 2020 with Mumbai Indians. MI beat DC by five wickets in the final.