Rs.1 Cr worth foreign currency seized at Hyd Airport

 SMTV Desk 2018-01-19 20:22:35  Hyderabad,Rs.1 Cr worth foreign currency ,Hyd Airport, seized
Rs.1 Cr worth foreign currency seized at Hyd Airport

Hyderabad, Jan 19: In major tip-off, The Foreign currency worth Rs. 1.05 crore was seized by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Hyderabad Zonal Unit from a passenger at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamsabad on Thursday.The passenger, who was about to fly to Dubai was carrying Saudi and Omani Riyals with him.During interrogation, he revealed that he had obtained the currency from a few unauthorized dealers. He was taken into police custody and further investigation is on.On examination of his baggage, Foreign currency in the form of Saudi Riyals and Omani Riyals of various denominations was found, the DRI said in a release here.On interrogation, the passenger stated that the currency was obtained from unauthorised dealers and does not belong to him.