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Two citizens of Thailand were held today with Rs 1.2 crore notes of demonetised Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denominations at Patna Airport late this evening.
During security check by the CISF, the two Thai nationals were held carrying Rs 1.20 crore in scrapped currencies, Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj said here.
The foreigners had come to the Airport for a flight to Lucknow when during frisking of their bags, the notes were recovered.
The Airport police station has been intimated about the seizure of the currencies.
The SSP said Income Tax officials have come to Airport and were taking necessary action.