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7 Bangladeshis held with US dollars worth over Rs 5-cr at Kolkata airport

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Seven Bangladeshi nationals were apprehended at the airport on Tuesday for carrying over USD 7 lakh in cash allegedly without any document, officials said.

All the seven had reached the to take the same flight to and had allegedly concealed the foreign currency in false bottoms of their bags, officials said.

The passengers, all Bangladeshis, were handed over to Customs authorities with a total of USD 7,43,300 seized from them. This is equivalent to Rs 5.03 crore, they said.

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First Published: Tue, April 09 2019. 21:00 IST