New Delhi [India], Mar 14 (ANI): The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Wednesday apprehended a passenger illegally carrying foreign currency worth Rs 10,97,620 at Indira Gandhi International Airport here.

The foreign currency in different denominations was seized at Terminal-3 of the airport during a pre-embarkation security check (frisking) when CISF Assistant Sub-Inspector Md. R. Hussain noticed some stuff under the clothes of the passenger which appeared to be suspicious, an official statement read.

Passenger Fahad Mohammad was then taken for pat-down search during which the foreign currency – Riyals, Euros, Dirhams, and Rupees – concealed under his clothes were recovered.

The passenger, en route to Dubai, was handed over to the customs officials for further legal action.(ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.