The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on February 12th, 2020, seized Rs 45 lakh worth of foreign currency from a passenger at the Delhi Airport.
The foreign currency notes were hidden in cooked meat pieces, peanuts and sealed biscuit packets. Five hundred and eight crisp currency notes were recovered from the eatables.
Police arrested Murad Ali, 25, on the basis of his ‘suspicious’ behaviour when he reached Terminal-3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport to board an Air India flight to Dubai.
“On checking the passenger’s baggage, foreign currency was found concealed in cooked mutton pieces, peanuts, biscuit packets and other eatables,” CISF spokesperson Assistant Inspector General Hemendra Singh said.