Seizure of Foreign Currencies worth Rs. 10.86 Crores from an Afghan national

On today the 13th of June, 2018, an Afghan national was intercepted at eh Cochin International Airport while attempting to depart India to Dubai on board Emirates Flight EK 533. The passenger was intercepted on suspicion that he was improperly attempting to export foreign currency from India. on detailed examination of the passenger baggage, foreign currencies namely, US Dollars and Saudi Riyals totaling to a staggering Rs. 10.86 Crores were recovered as concealed therein. The passenger is being subjected to detailed interrogation and frther investigation is in progress.