Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Flyer with Rs 82 lakh in foreign currency held at IGI airport

New Delhi: A passenger, allegedly linked to a big private company, was apprehended at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Monday with foreign currency worth nearly Rs 82 lakh in his hand baggage.
CISF officials said the incident took place around 9.15 am when the passenger, identified as Amit Bali, was preparing to board a British Airways flight for London. They disclosed that during the pre-embarkation security check, the big amount of undeclared foreign currency was detected during the x-ray baggage screening, following which a physical examination was conducted. Euros, pounds and dollars totalling an equivalent of Rs 81,88,630 were discovered in Bali’s possession.
“The passenger could not produce valid documents for the high volume of foreign currency he was carrying. We handed him over to customs for further legal action,” said a CISF official.
21/08/18 Times of India