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Foreign currencies seized from Dubai-bound passenger

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Foreign currencies totally worth Rs 40 lakh have been seized from a Dubai-bound passenger at the airport here, the Directorate of said today.

The officials found assorted foreign currencies -- Kuwait Dinar, Oman Rial, Bahrain Dinar and Saudi Riyal -- of various denominations from the passegner, a DRI release said.

On interrogation, the passenger said the currencies were obtained from unauthorised dealers.

The passenger had been detained and further investigation was on, the release added.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 20:40 IST