$500,000 currency was found from a Jet Airways crew member in flight, was she smuggling it?

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A member from Jet Airways was caught in New Delhi on Monday for supposedly carrying a huge amount of US dollars. The crew member was carrying around Rs. 3.21 crore, a Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) official said.

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US dollar valued at 3.21 crore recovered from a lady crew member of a Hong Kong-bound Jet Airways flight last night at Indira Gandhi International airport,” said the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence in a statement.


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Later, approving the arrest, a Jet Airways statement said: “During an inspection by a DRI team, a large sum of foreign currency was recovered from an employee of the airline. The employee has been taken into custody.”

“Based on the investigations and inputs from law enforcement agencies, the airline will take further action,” the statement added.

Published by Ashish Mishra on 09 Jan 2018

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