Chinese held in Chennai for attempting to smuggle

Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 20:41

Chennai: A 44-year old Chinese national bound for Hong Kong was on Saturday detained by custom officials at the airport when he attempted to smuggle 27 kg of rosewood in a suitcase, airport sources said.
Zheng Zinfanq, holding a Chinese passport, was proceeding to board a flight bound for Hong Kong early on Saturday when custom officials found the wooden pieces in his suitcase, sources said.
Interrogations revealed that he was working with a private firm in Maraimalai Nagar near here and was taking a flight home, they said.



First Published: Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 20:41

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