Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Foreign notes worth Rs 40 lakh seized

Customs officials seized foreign currency worth around Rs 40 lakh from two passengers at IGI airport on Tuesday.
The accused, both from Punjab, had concealed the currency in their rectum to avoid detection.
Customs officials said the two, who were travelling to Abu Dhabi by flight 9W 582, were intercepted based on specific information.
"A thorough personal search of the passengers resulted in the recovery of foreign currency, consisting 57,450 Euros and 600 UAE Dirham, worth around Rs 40.66 lakh. Both passengers had concealed the currency in their rectum in a polythene bag. They have been arrested," said a senior customs official.
24/05/17 The Times Of India