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Foreign currency seized from passenger at Chennai airport

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Customs officials have seized foreign currency worth Rs 6.10 from a 42-year-old passenger bound for Singapore, airport sources said here today.

Acting on a tip off, the officials at the airport intercepted on January six at the here.

After searching his baggage USD 9,700 worth Rs 6.10 lakh, which was was concealed in his hand baggage, was seized, an official release said.

The currency was seized under provisions of Customs Act 1962, it said.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 20:21 IST