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Elderly couple held for smuggling forex at Delhi airport

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

An elderly couple was arrested by the customs officials for allegedly trying to smuggle out of the country foreign currencies worth Rs 92 lakh at Delhi airport, according to an official statement issued on Sunday.

The accused were intercepted when they were proceeding to board a flight to on Friday.

A detailed personal and of the two passengers resulted in the recovery of foreign currencies Euro and Dirham equivalent to Rs 92.02 lakh, it said.

The two, aged around 70 years, were accompanied with their nine-year-old grandchild, the said in the statement.

The forex was seized and the couple arrested, it said.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 18:10 IST