Dubai bound passenger arrested at Mumbai airport for carrying cash over INR 3 million

A passenger, Miyaz, was arrested at Mumbai airport while trying to smuggle Indian currency worth Rs 30 lakh to Dubai.

On Tuesday, around 1pm, Miyaz checked in at Jet Airways counter to board a flight to Dubai. However, customs officials intercepted him on suspicion. Officials said Miyaz tried to feign illness when he stopped. “He was asked to hand over his bags. On searching the bags, we found Rs 30 lakh,” an official said.

A passenger is allowed to carry only Rs 15,000. Miyaz was immediately arrested.

Source: Times of India.
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