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Mumbai airport: Tanzanian woman held with US dollars worth Rs 10 lakh

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A Tanzanian woman was Monday apprehended by the CISF at the airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle out US dollars worth over Rs 10 lakh, a of the force said.

He said N Sabihaabdi was intercepted by a of the (CISF) around 4 am at the when she was being frisked before taking a flight to

A total of 14,330 US dollars were recovered from under the clothes of the woman, holding a passport of Tanzania, and also from her handbag, the said.

The foreign currency is worth about Rs 10.05 and the woman was handed over to Customs officials at the airport for further investigation about the source of the money, he said.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 16:30 IST