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Bangladeshi passenger held with various currency denominations worth million dollars at Kolkata airport

A Bangladesh Passenger Was Held With Currencies Of Various Denominations Of Euro, Pound, Durham And Riyal, Collectively Valued At Millions Of Dollars Internationally.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 25 Jan 2017, 01:10:28 PM
Bangladeshi passenger held with various currency denominations worth million dollars (Representative Image)

New Delhi:

A Bangladesh passenger was held with currencies of various denominations of Euro, Pound, Durham and Riyal, collectively valued at millions of dollars internationally.

Authorities at N S C B International Airport said that the customs officials yesterday recovered the currency found in the possession of the passenger, identified as Suman Ahmed as he was on way to taking a Kuala Lumpur flight.

According to sources, Ahmed, who had earlier come to Kolkata from Dhaka, was also found to be in possession of Indian currency valued at Rs 69,36,000 which he told interrogators had been converted from Bangladeshi Taka at Burrabazar area of city.

With PTI Inputs

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First Published : 25 Jan 2017, 12:53:00 PM

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