Mumbai, 4th November 2022: According to officials, three members of a family were arrested and foreign currency worth $4,97,000 (Rs 4.1 crore) was seized from them. The recovery was made on Wednesday during a targeted operation carried out by the Mumbai Air Intelligence Unit (AIU).
According to NDTV, three Indian passengers from a family travelling to Dubai on FlyDubai flight FZ 446 were intercepted and currency worth $4,97,000, or approximately 4.1 crores, was seized.
“In a targeted op by AIU, Mumbai Airport Customs, a family of 3 Indian pax going to Dubai were intercepted. The baggage examination of the 3 led to seizure of foreign currency worth 4,97,000 USD (approx Rs 4.1 Cr). All 3 passengers were arrested: Customs,” the ANI notified.
The suspects are now in judicial custody, and further investigation is ongoing.