Customs officials at the Mumbai airport seized currency notes worth $90,000 from a foreigner, which were hidden inside books. Officials gave this information on Tuesday. In a video that surfaced, the dollar was placed between the pages of the book. Let us tell you that passengers caught trying to take gold, currency and other valuables in or out are quite common in India.
A day ago, officials of the Customs Department recovered 956 grams of gold worth Rs 55 lakh 92 thousand 600 from two passengers who reached Jaipur in two different flights at Jaipur airport. An official of the Customs Department said that late on Sunday night, 380 grams of gold was seized from a passenger on board the flight from Sharjah to Jaipur. He told that the value of the recovered gold was estimated at Rs 22 lakh 23 thousand. Similarly, 576 grams of gold was seized from the underwear of a passenger boarding another flight that reached Riyadh and Jaipur, the official said. He told that the value of the seized gold has been estimated at Rs 33 lakh 69 thousand 600.
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The officer said that both the passengers are being questioned and the matter is being investigated.
Customs officials seized $9,600 in foreign currency from a male passenger at Tamil Nadu’s Trichy International Airport According to officials, the foreign currency hidden in slippers was recovered during the search.
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