Saturday, July 4, 2020
News

Three held from Chennai airport with foreign currency worth 1.64 cr

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 14, 2020 9:41:29 PM IST
Three passengers were arrested with foreign currency equivalent to Rs 1.64 crores by the Customs department at the airport here on Tuesday.

The accused have been identified as Abubakkar, Abdul Kader and Firose.

A press release from the Customs department said, "On Tuesday morning the three passengers from Chennai who were bound for Bangkok by Thai Airways flight TG 338 were intercepted after they had cleared Immigration and were proceeding to the security hold area."

The officials informed that they were frisked on suspicion, which resulted in the recovery of the unaccounted cash.

"They appeared to be nervous and walking in a rather hurried manner. When asked whether they were having any currency to declare they answered in negative. They were further inquired and searched in which foreign currency worth 232700 US Dollars which is equivalent to Rs 1.64 crores were recovered from them and seized under Customs Act 1962," the press release said.

"All three were arrested and further investigation is underway," it added. (ANI)

 
  LATEST COMMENTS (0)
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Mars Orbiter Mission captures image of M...
NSUI welcomes Centre's decision of postp...
11,300 'Made In India' ventilators dispa...
Sonia Gandhi's demand for OBC seat reser...
495 new COVID-19 cases in Odisha...
204 new COVID-19 cases reported in Rajas...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
No progress made over Ethiopia's Ni... 
ECB approves increase in unqualifie... 
Apple survey prods iPhone users abo... 
Bolsonaro vetoes law requiring mask... 
Recreational cricket to return in E... 
Pak Foreign Minister tests COVID-19... 
Barcelona's Umtiti, Real Sociedad's... 
Diana Penty: Each film has taught m...