A man was arrested at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi on Friday by the customs department for carrying foreign currency worth about Rs 93 lakh. Customs department has seized the currency and arrested the accused who was going to board a flight for Dubai.
“He was carrying foreign currency US $1,44,800, equivalent to Rs. 92.59 lakh, which was concealed in a metal container bearing the marking ‘Gopala Desi Ghee’ kept inside his check-in baggage,” a senior customs official told PTI.
In another case two people coming from Abu Dabhi were arrested by the custom officials as they had gold weighing about 2.8 kg in their possession. The gold was seized by the customs officials.