Two Sri Lankans arrested at Mumbai airport for carrying over Rs 48 lakh undeclared foreign currency out of India

FPJ Web Desk | Updated on: Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 10:53 AM IST

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Two Sri Lankan nationals were arrested by the Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of Mumbai customs for allegedly carrying Rs 48.70 lakh in foreign currencies out of India, reports from Indian Express stated.

According to the report, the mother-daughter duo was carrying $58,000 and £6,000 without declaring it to the customs. They were arrested on January 16.

According to norms, passengers carrying over $5,000 out of India should declare it to the Indian customs authority before leaving the country.

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Published on: Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 10:53 AM IST