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 CISF detects foreign money worth Rs 20L at Delhi IGI airport
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CISF detects foreign money worth Rs 20L at Delhi IGI airport

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New Delhi, Aug 29: The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Thursday detected a high volume of foreign currency, concealed in the two deodorant perfume containers at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, an official release said here. According to the CISF, on Thursday morning around 4.55 am, the CISF surveillance and intelligence staff on profiling basis, observed the suspicious activities of a passenger in departure area of terminal-3. He was intercepted, inquired by the CIDF surveillance team.

The passenger, later identified as Mohd Faizan,was bound to travel to Dubai by a scheduled flight. On x-ray screening of his bag, a suspicious images emerged. “On physical checking, a high volume of foreign currency consisting of 80,000 Saudi Riyal, 2,80,000 Nepalese currency and 2,00,000 Bangladeshi currency worth around Rs 20 lakh concealed in two deodorant perfume containers were found in his luggage,” CISF spokesperson Hemendra Singh told UNI.

The passenger could not produce any valid document for possessing high volume of foreign currency and was later handed over to the Income Tax officials at the airport for further legal action. (UNI)