Smuggler tries to sneak £4,000 worth of gold disguised as false teeth

Smuggler tries to sneak £4,000 worth of gold through customs disguised as false teeth before his golden smile was spotted by airport officials

  • Uzbek national had landed in Delhi, India, on a flight from Dubai when caught 
  • Officials caught him allegedly trying to smuggle the 95 grams of gold in teeth
  • As well as the golden dentures, the man had stuffed a gold chain in his mouth 

A bungling smuggler tried to sneak £4,000 worth of gold through customs disguised as false teeth.

The Uzbek national had just landed in Delhi, India, on a flight from Dubai when officials caught him allegedly trying to smuggle the 95 grams of gold moulded into a giant set of dentures.

Customs agents became suspicious of two men as they approached the ‘nothing to declare’ aisle on their way out of Delhi airport. 

In addition to the golden dentures, the man had stuffed a gold chain in his mouth as well

Customs agents became suspicious of two men as they approached the ‘nothing to declare’ aisle on their way out of Delhi airport

Officials called the pair over and noticed one of the men had a golden smile and on closer examination found his mouth was stuffed with gold.

In addition to the golden dentures, the man had stuffed a gold chain in his mouth as well.

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