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CISF detects foreign currency worth about Rs 5.04 lakh at Cochin Airport
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CISF detects foreign currency worth about Rs 5.04 lakh at Cochin Airport

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New Delhi, Jul 18 :The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Wednesday detected high value of foreign currency from two passengers at Cochin Airport.

According to CISF, around 1935 hrs on July 17 during Pre-Embarkation Security Check (frisking) at Cochin Airport, a CISF personnel detected high volume of foreign currency US Dollars and Euro worth around Rs 5,04,000 from the possession of two passengers identified as Saravan and Shiva Kumar of Tamil Nadu and who were bound to travel to Kuala Lumpur by a scheduled flight.

On inquiry by the CISF personnel, the duo could not produce any valid document to carry such huge foreign currency. “Later, both the passengers along with recovered foreign currency (US Dollars & Euro) worth near Rs 5.04 lakh were handed over to Customs officials for further legal action in the matter”, the CISF spokesperson said. (UNI)