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Rs 54 lakhs in new notes seized from Nigerian at Delhi airport

PTI
Published : Dec 23, 2016, 12:51 pm IST
Updated : Dec 23, 2016, 3:08 pm IST

A total cash of over Rs 58 lakh was seized from the Nigerian, with Rs 53.78 lakh in new currency and Rs 4.29 lakh in old notes.

The incident was reported at 2:30 AM when CISF personnel intercepted the Nigerian travelling to Coimbatore. (Photo: PTI)
 The incident was reported at 2:30 AM when CISF personnel intercepted the Nigerian travelling to Coimbatore. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: A Nigerian national was found in possession of about Rs 54 lakh in new notes on Friday at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here.

Officials said the incident was reported at about 2:30 AM when CISF personnel intercepted the Nigerian travelling to Coimbatore from here.

"He was allowed to travel after information was shared with tax and customs sleuths. A total cash of over Rs 58 lakh was detected with the Nigerian with Rs 53.78 lakh in new currency and Rs 4.29 lakh in old notes," they said.

Tags: demonetisation, nigerian, new notes
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi