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Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan was not stopped by the Customs officials, but his bodyguard Ravi Singh was stopped by Air Intelligence Unit at the Mumbai airport.

According to Mumbai Customs, the officials of the customs department's Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) stopped Khan's bodyguard, Ravi Singh, for violating customs rules and they did not stop Shah Rukh khan, news agency ANI has reported.

Earlier it was reported that Shah Rukh Khan was detained at Mumbai International Airport last night by the Customs Department. King Khan had arrived at Mumbai International Airport's Terminal 3 in a private jet after attending an event in Sharjah. 

King Khan had returned to Mumbai on Friday night from Dubai with his team. However, Khan's bodyguard filled the customs duty and then he was released.

Shah Rukh Khan and his manager, Pooja Dadlani, had already left the airport after arriving from Dubai. They were not detained by the customs officials.

"Bodyguard Ravi was coming home with the luggage, then he was stopped for checking at gate number 8. At the time of checking, at the baggage checking point, the bodyguard had two luxurious watches and four empty watch boxes. Apart from this, there was also an empty box of an iWatch Series 8 in his luggage," the Mumbai Customs said.

AIU imposed payment of duty on all the boxes and the customs asked Shah Rukh Khan to pay duty only, he agreed and paid full duty. He had to pay 6.83 lakhs of custom duty. After customs duty was paid they all were allowed to go, said the customs.

Earlier, there were reports that Shah Rukh Khan was stopped at the Mumbai airport and questioned by customs. But the customs said the Bollywood actor was not detained at all and asked no questions. He was just asked to fill the customs duty to which he and his team agreed. 

(With inputs from ANI)

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