CISF detected 60,000/- USDs worth approximately INR 45 lakh at CSMI Airport, Mumbai

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By Sarkaritel January 21, 2022 19:26

CISF detected 60,000/- USDs worth approximately INR  45 lakh at CSMI Airport, Mumbai


New Delhi, 21.01.2022: On 21.01.2022 at about 0040 hrs, during frisking of a ground handling agency staff at Int’l Security Hold Area (SHA) of Terminal 2, CSMI Airport, Mumbai, CISF personnel observed that he had concealed something at lower part of his body under his clothes and socks. During thorough/physical checking of the staff, 60,000/- US dollars worth approximately INR 45 lakh were recovered from his possession.

He was later identified as Mr Ritesh Parker, AEP No.BOM 2812210113 of Aviaxpert Pvt. Ltd. dealing as ground handling agency at Mumbai Airport. On questioning, he informed that he was going to hand over the said foreign currency to someone at boarding gate No.46. Immediately, the matter was informed to Senior Officers of CISF. In the meantime, CISF surveillance team located a passenger {later identified as Mr Sufiyaan Shahnawaz Shaikh, bound for Dubai by IndiGo flight No.6E-8271 (STD 01.25 hrs).} near the boarding gate No.46.

He was intercepted and enquired. On questioning, the said passenger refuses any involvement in the case. But as the staff confirmed that he was about to hand over the foreign currency to the said passenger, he was stopped with the help of the airline staff and the matter was informed to Customs/AIU Officials.

On arrival of the Customs Officials, the said staff & the passenger along with the recovered foreign currency worth INR 45 lakh were handed over to them for further action in the matter.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel January 21, 2022 19:26