At least Rs 45 lakhs in unaccounted Saudi riyal was recovered from two Dubai-bound passengers.
Kozhikode: Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized unaccounted Saudi riyal worth Rs 45.69 lakh from two Dubai-bound passengers at the Kozhikode airport on Thursday.
DRI seize Saudi riyal worth Rs 45.69 lakhs from 2 Dubai bound passengers at Kozhikode Airport,currency concealed in a bunch of bananas pic.twitter.com/lwRYsDJ4ur
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According to DRI officials, the currency was cleverly concealed in a bunch of bananas in the check-in luggage of the two passengers.
The passengers were scheduled to travel to Dubai on Indigo flight 6E-88 when the DRI officials acting on a tip off intercepted them.
Further details are awaited.