Thursday, January 11, 2018

2 caught red-handed hiding Rs 1.72 cr foreign currency in shoes at Kolkata airport

Kolkata: Customs Air Intelligence officials have seized large sums of European currency from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata. The contraband currency was recovered from the shoes of two passengers.

In Indian currency the money is worth almost Rs 2 crore.

The money was caught red-handed when the officials got suspicious about two passengers at the airport.

The officials followed and tracked the activities of both the suspects till they passed from the Customs counter. After clearance, both the passengers were heading for security check before boarding a SpiceJet flight routed to Bangkok from Kolkata.

The officials' suspicion led to the interrogation of the two passengers, Vasistha Kumar and Anoop Shrinet. Their suspicion grew when they noticed the shoes of the two passengers.
10/01/18 Manogya Loiwal/India Today