Sunday, February 21, 2021

Foreign currency worth Rs 9.7L seized

Hyderabad: Security personnel recovered Rs 9.7 lakh worth unaccounted foreign currency from a Sharjah-bound passenger at RGI Airport on Friday.

The international air passenger, who was bound for Sharjah, came to RGI Airport. When his baggage was scanned by Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel, they found foreign currency. When the passenger was asked to produce supporting documents, the passenger failed.

Immediately, he was taken into custody and officials counted the currency and found Saudi Arabia’s riyals and Australian dollars equivalent to Rs 9.77 lakhs. They immediately seized the currency.

It is learnt that the passenger, a resident of the Old City, bought the currency through local agents in city.

21/02/21 Times of India

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