LAHORE: A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) air hostess was arrested on Tuesday because of trying to smuggle 2.5kg gold to the United States.
According to an official, airhostess Nuzhat Bokhari was going to New York on PIA flight PK-721 from the Allama Iqbal International Airport when customs officials detected 2.5kg gold in her luggage. They took her into custody on the spot.
PIA spokesman Daniyal Gilani told that strict action would be taken against the airhostess if she will be found guilty.
Meanwhile, the Anti-Narcotics Force arrested Shahid of Sargodha who was trying to smuggle 1.5kg heroin to Riyadh from Lahore airport.
Recently, the ANF arrested over a dozen PIA employees for allegedly smuggling 6kg heroin to Dubai from Lahore.