Minissha Lamba detained at Mumbai airport
Bollywood actress Minissha Lamba was held at the Mumbai airport for several hours for carrying undeclared jewelry worth Rs. 50 lakh. She was returning from Cannes film festival. She went to Cannes to attend the premier of Woody Allen's film, 'Midnight in Paris'. She did not declare the jewelry to the Air Intelligence unit.
The official said that while checking her baggage, she was caught with jewelry worth Rs. 50 lakh.
"The actress was carrying gold bangles, necklace, earrings and other gold and diamond jewellery in the bag. We are questioning the actress, who tried to evade customs duty by not declaring the goods," he said.
She was questioned till late hours. Her airport trauma doesn’t end here. Minissha also lost one of her baggage. "Disaster has struck. A baggage of mine has been stolen at Nice Airport. I can't believe something like this has happened," she tweeted.
"Even with two CCTV cameras right over the baggage, police or airline still won't confirm if it was 'stolen' or 'misplaced' (sic)," she said.