CISF personnel detected high volume of foreign currency at Mumbai Airport

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By Newsdesk January 27, 2022 20:48

CISF personnel detected high volume of foreign currency at Mumbai Airport


New Delhi, Jan 27 On 27.01.2022 at about 0110 hrs, L/Sub-Inspector Anita of CISF who was deployed at frisking point in International Security Hold Area of Terminal 2, CSMI Airport, Mumbai, noticed suspicious activities of three (03) lady passengers and carried out intensive checking of them.

During frisking & tactfully questioning from the said lady passengers, high volume of US Dollars & UAE Dihrams were detected, concealed in the upper part of the body & in the body cavity. The passengers were later identified as Mrs Khawla Elhadi Ahmed Amra, Raga Nouth Mohammed Toum & Rfeia Elhussein Abdulla Ahmed (All Sudanese), who were supposed to travel from Mumbai to Sharjah by Air Arabia flight No.G9-406 (STD 0455 hrs).

Further, their hand bags were intensively checked by L/Constable Sushila and some more US Dollars were detected concealed in their handbags. A total of 1,72,200 US Dollars & 9,700/- Dirham worth approximately INR 1,29,24,720/- were recovered from their possession. On enquiry, neither they replied satisfactorily nor produced any valid document to carry such huge amount of foreign currency. The matter was informed to Senior Officers of CISF and Customs Officials.

On arrival of Customs Officials, all the three lady passengers along-with the recovered high volume of foreign currency worth approximately INR 1,29,24,720/- were handed over to them for further action in the matter.

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By Newsdesk January 27, 2022 20:48