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Thai national held at Patna airport with Rs 1.2 cr cash

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

A Thai national has been apprehended at the airport here for allegedly carrying Rs 1.2 crore in old currency notes.

Officials said an input was shared by sleuths deployed at airport that some suspected is being transported by a person in his registered baggage, travelling to

Subsequently, the flier, identified as Thailand national S Parithan, was intercepted by personnel at the airport here when he landed at about 6:30 PM, they said.

"The case has been transferred to department. Total with Parithan was found to be Rs 1.2 crore in old currency notes. IT department authorities are checking the source of the cash," they said.

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), mandated to guard country's vital civil airports, has been keeping a special vigil to check on the movement of large in the wake of

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First Published: Thu, December 01 2016. 21:22 IST