1. The petitioner seeks a mandamus, thereby, directing the respondents
to unconditionally release the gold kara (bracelet) seized/detained by
Detention Memo dated 11.02.2015.
2. It is contended that on 11.02.2015, the petitioner arrived from Dubai
at IGI Airport Terminal T-3. The petitioner was intercepted by the Custom
Officers at the exit gate before crossing the green channel and was
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questioned for detainable goods being in his possession. It is contended
that the gold kara (bracelet), owned by the petitioner, was seized on the
ground that gold kara (bracelet) is imported from Dubai. Detention Memo
dated 11.02.2015 (Annexure P – 2) was issued.
Source: Indian Kanoon