Friday, February 08, 2019

$ 10,000 seized from passenger at city airport

Mangaluru: The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) sleuths seized $ 10,000 (about Rs 7 lakh) from a passenger at the international airport here on Thursday.

According to a CISF press release, CISF Sub Inspector Rakesh Kumar Mahawar, who was posted at the pre-embarkation security check (frisking) area, found suspicious the movement of Abdul Hameed Kodiyamma bound for Dubai by an Air India Express flight.

Mr. Mahawar stopped Kodiyamma at 8.10 a.m. and took him to a room for checking. Kodiyamma had reportedly concealed two bundles of the American currency in his inner garment. The two bundles were worth Rs. 7 lakh. There was no declaration made by the passenger for carrying the money. The CISF handed over the case to Customs for further action.
08/02/19 The Hindu