CISF recovers foreign currency worth Rs 10,67,000 concealed inside mobile chargers at Mumbai airport

CISF recovers foreign currency worth Rs 10,67,000 concealed inside mobile chargers  at Mumbai airport

New Delhi: The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Saturday recovered foreign currency worth Rs 10,67,000, concealed in two dummy mobile charger at chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport , Mumbai, an official release said here on Sunday.

Around 2040 hrs on June 29, during Pre- Embarkation Security Check (PESC) at Security Hold Area (SHA) of CSMI Airport, Mumbai, a CISF personnel detected 58,145 Dirhams worth approx INR 10,67,000/- concealed inside two dummy mobile chargers, carried by an Indian passenger Shaikh Irfan Kadir bound for Sharjah by Air Arabia flight.

On enquiry, he could not produce any valid document for carrying such high volume of foreign currency and then the matter was informed to Customs Officials.

The said passenger along-with the recovered foreign currency was handed over to Customs Officials for further legal action, the CISF Spokesperson Hemendra Singh told UNI.

 

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