US Dollars Worth Rs 86 Lakh Recovered From 2 Foreigners At Delhi Airport

US Dollars Worth Rs 86 Lakh Recovered From 2 Foreigners At Delhi Airport


US Dollars Worth Rs 86 Lakh Recovered From 2 Foreigners At Delhi Airport

The seized {dollars} and the 2 foreigners have been handed over to Customs officers.

New Delhi:

US {dollars} amounting to Rs 86 lakh was recovered from two overseas nationals at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport on Thursday.

The two foreigners, scheduled to board an Air Arabia flight to Sharjah, had been recognized as Ummatov Sherzod and Sayfullaev Sardor, each Uzbekistan nationals.

A complete of $1,14,600 (approx. Rs 86 lakh) had been recovered from them — $19,200 from Sherzod and $95,400 from Sardor – throughout the bodily checking of their hand baggage.

The foreign currency had been hid beneath garments inside their luggage, mentioned a launch, including that they may not produce any legitimate paperwork for carrying such an enormous quantity in foreign currency.

The two foreigners had been taken to the random checking level after the surveillance and intelligence employees of the Central Industrial Security Force, which guards the airports, seen suspicious actions. In x-ray screening of their luggage, suspicious photos of forex notes had been seen.

They had been allowed to examine in and full immigration formalities whereas beneath shut watch of the safety personnel. Thereafter, bodily examine was accomplished on their baggage throughout the Pre-Embarkation Security Check, throughout which the foreign currency had been discovered.

The seized quantity and the 2 foreigners have been handed over to Customs officers.



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