CISF nabs two lady foreigners with 76,500 US Dollars at IGI Airport

New Delhi, Mar 4 (UNI) The airport guarding force CISF on Thursday said that it has nabbed two lady foreigners with 76,500 US Dollars at Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Wednesday.

According to CISF,at about 1338 hrs on March 3, during Pre-Embarkation Security Check (PESC) through X-BIS machine at Security Hold Area (SHA) of Terminal-3, CISF personnel noticed suspicious image inside the hand baggage of a foreign lady passenger and her baggage was picked up for physical check.

On physical checking of her bag, 40,000 US Dollars in four bundles neatly concealed inside the sweet packets was detected. In the meantime, during frisking of the same lady passenger, a pouch was detected by CISF lady personnel and found a pouch carrying 6,500 US Dollars.

Afterwards, on analysing the CCTV on suspicion, another foreign was located near boarding gate area. She was intercepted and her hand bag was physically checked. During physical checking of her hand bag, 30,000 USDs were detected from her hand bag.

Both lady passengers were Afghan nationals and they were travelling to Kabul by Kam Airlines flight.

On enquiry, both the foreigners could not produce any valid document to carry such amount of foreign currency and they were handed over the to the custom officials with recovered 76,500 US Dollars worth around Rs 55.65 lakh for further legal action, the CISF 


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