Customs apprehended international traveler with foreign currencies



Vasco:  Goa Customs on Saturday apprehended an international passenger for illegally carrying foreign currencies at Dabolim International Airport.

Commissioner of Customs R Manohar has said that

while performing the duties, the Air Customs officers of Goa Customs  apprehended an international passenger who was travelling to Sharjah by Air Arabia flight no. G9-493  recovered assorted foreign currencies equivalent to Indian Rs. 7.64 Lakhs.

“The said assorted foreign currencies were concealed inside wallet and hand baggage of the said International passenger,” he said.

“The Currencies were seized under the Customs Act, 1962,” he added.

“The Air Customs of Goa Commissionerate has so far seized foreign currencies equivalent to Rs. 75.14 Lakhs (Approx.) from International passengers at Dabolim International Airport since April 2018,” Manohar said.

The whole exercise was conducted under the overall guidance of Shri R Manohar, Commissioner of Customs. Further investigation is under progress.


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