Sunday, January 15, 2023

Customs officials seize foreign currency worth Rs 25.8 lakh at Trichy International Airport

Trichy: Customs officials at Trichy international airport seized foreign currency of 29,950 Euros from a passenger about to board a flight, officials said on Sunday.

According to officials, the Air Intelligent Unit (AIU) of the customs department checked a male passenger who was about to board a Kuala Lumpur-bound Scoot Airlines via Singapore owing to suspicion on January 14. They found 29,950 Euros equivalent to Rs 25.8 lakh in Indian currency.

According to officials, during the search, the foreign currency was found concealed in hand luggage.

“The seized foreign currency of 29,950 Euros equivalent to the Indian currency value of Rs 25.8 Lakhs was seized from a male passenger bound for Kuala Lumpur from Trichy via Singapore on January 14,” officials said.

15/01/23 ANI/Print

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