Mangaluru, March 12, 2015: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials with the assistance of Customs Department at the Mangalore International Airport (MIA) arrest a passenger carrying foreign currencies valued Rs.54,74 lac on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.
The arrested passenger is identified as Kamar Mohamed Moula Kadira, native of Nawayat Mohalla, Manki, Honnavar, Uttara Kannada.
The officials seized huge quantity of foreign currency notes of different countries includes US-Dollars, more than 50,000 Saudi Riyals, assorted foreign currencies like British Pounds, Qatar Riyals, Oman Riyals, Bahrain Dinars, Kuwait Dinars. The total value of the currency under seizure is Rs.54,74,754/-.
Kamar Mohamed Moula Kadira was to travel to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia via Dubai (UAE) in Air India Flight IX 813 in the night of 11.03.2015. On interrogation Kamar Mohamed Moula Kadira admitted the offence and he was arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Court.
Investigation is in progress.