2 persons held for bid to smuggle foreign currency

Published - July 11, 2024 12:37 am IST - CHENNAI

The Chennai Customs has arrested two persons who were headed to Bangkok for attempting to smuggle foreign currency worth ₹1.11 crore. They were detained while boarding a flight on July 6.

They had hidden US dollars and Saudi Riyal currency in their bags. The currency was seized under Section 110 of the Customs Act, 1962, a release said.

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