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New Delhi: A notorious jewel thief and receiver of stolen property, believed to be responsible for ongoing aircraft heists, has been arrested by the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) team.

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Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), IGI Airport Usha Rangnani, said a huge stash of stolen jewellery was recovered.

The accused undertook more than 100 air travels in the last year, committing thefts inside aircraft and during security checks.

Earlier on Sunday, Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport and several government hospitals in Delhi received bomb threats through email.

Soon after, a search operation was launched, and the Delhi Police investigated. These emails follow similar bomb threats received by multiple schools in Delhi-NCR on May 1st. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) dismissed those threats as a hoax.