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2.28 lakh Euro found from shoes, air passengers held

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Customs officials at the airport here have arrested two passengers after discovering from their shoes 2.28 Euro which is Rs 1.72 crore in Indian currency.

Customs department officials said the two passengers, who hailed from Uttar Pradesh, arrived at the to catch a bound flight yesterday night.

Their movements raised the suspicion of the officials who questioned and searched them during which the foreign currency was found.

The two were then arrested, the officials said.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 22:35 IST