CISF personnel recovered foreign currency worth about Rs 50 lakh hidden in clothes inside the bag of a passenger at Delhi’s IGI airport. Staff at Terminal-3, IGI Airport noticed suspicious movement of a passenger in the check-in area. This passenger was to travel from Delhi to Bangkok by Indigo Airlines flight number 6E-85 (STD 1035 hrs). But on suspicion, his luggage was searched.
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On examination of his baggage through X-BIS machine, suspicious image of some foreign currency was noticed. Thereafter, the passenger was intercepted by surveillance and intelligence personnel of CISF and brought to the Custom Office. On thorough checking of his bag in the presence of custom officials, 51,800 Euros and 5,000 US Dollars were found, which was worth around Rs 50 lakh.
This foreign amount was hidden in the clothes kept inside the luggage. He was asked from where he brought such a huge amount. But the passenger could not produce valid documents to carry foreign currency. The passenger was handed over to the Customs authorities along with around Rs 50 lakh worth Euro 51,800 and US $ 5,000 for further action in the matter. The name of the traveller, from whom this foreign currency was recovered, is being told as Bhalerao Prashant Bhimrao.
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