The Customs department has arrested a female passenger at Mumbai International Airport for trying to smuggle 4.9 million rupees worth of cocaine by hiding it in the cavity of her sandal, an official said on Saturday.
The incident occurred on Thursday, in which 490 grams of cocaine were recovered, he said.
The woman was intercepted by Customs officials at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on the basis of suspicion. During the search, officers found the cocaine cleverly hidden in a special cavity cut into her sandal, the Mumbai Customs department said in a tweet.
The passenger was arrested and taken into judicial custody, it added.
Details about the accused and her fate are awaited.
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