Mumbai, November 13 (KMS): Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan and five members of his team were stopped at the Mumbai airport by Customs officials for not paying Customs duty for six luxury watches.
An official said the incident occurred after Shah Rukh Khan landed at the airport from Dubai in a chartered flight and added that the payment counter at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) was not operational in the early hours.
During the screening of the baggage of Khan and his team members, officials found six expensive watches in one of the bags, he said.
The expensive watches are worth Rs 17.86 lakh as per Customs’ evaluation, he said. The bag containing watches was carried by Khan’s bodyguard Ravi Shankar Singh, the official said.
Shah Rukh Khan and his team members were allowed to leave after they paid customs duty worth Rs 6.88 lakh, almost 38.5 per cent of the total value of the goods.