Two days after winning the Indian Premier League(IPL) with Mumbai Indians, Indian cricketer Krunal Pandya, along with his wife was detained at Mumbai airport by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence on Thursday.
The 29-year-old all-rounder was stopped over an alleged case of carrying undisclosed gold and other valuables.
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence in a statement said, “Cricketer Krunal Pandya was stopped and luxury watches were found. The case, being small for DRI standards and non-recurring type, was handed over to Airport Customs as per normal practice.”
According to reports, Krunal was carrying four watches – two Rolex and two Audemar Piguet. Two of the watches were meant for his brother Hardik Pandya.
Hours after their detention, the case was handed over to the customs department.
Krunal Pandya recently featured in the Indian Premier League and lifted the trophy with Mumbai Indians on November 10 following which he returned to Mumbai by a charter flight with the team.