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Man caught for smuggling ₹45L foreign currency inside groundnuts

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport has caught a passenger trying to smuggle Rs 45 lakh worth of international currency. 

 

The passenger, Murad Alam was found to be carrying the currency hidden inside groundnut shells, biscuit packets and other edible items. CISF also see biscuit packets being opened to show hollowed out biscuit pieces with the currency notes placed in the middle. It has been seen biscuit packets being opened to show hollowed out biscuit pieces with the currency notes placed in the middle. 

 

Even food items were not spared, a block of currency was hidden inside a curry-like food item. He was on his way to Dubai when he was apprehended by the security force personnel. The passenger has been handed over to Customs.