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Mangaluru: Customs sleuths seize foreign currency at airport

Mangaluru: Customs sleuths seize foreign currency at airport


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Mangaluru, May 24, 2015: Officials of Customs at Mangaluru International Airport at Kenjar here seized foreign currency totaling 12,500 Saudi Arabian Riyals, 7,755 UAE Dirhams, 50 Kuwait Dinars and 400 Qatar Riyals equivalent to Rs 3,75,023 from a passenger Mohammed Ali Pallikunhi, 27, hailing from Mogralputhur in Kasaragod District.

 

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The release from the customs said, they intercepted him at the time of his departure from Mangaluru International Airport on May 24 before he could board Jet Airways flight 9W532 to Dubai.

Mohammad attempted to smuggle the Foreign Currency out of India without valid money exchange documents, Krishna Kumar Prasad, deputy commissioner of customs, Mangaluru stated.


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