Last Updated: November 04, 2022, 14:40 IST
The customs has seized USD 4,97,000, worth Rs 4.1 crore, at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport here, an official said on Thursday.
After receiving a tip-off, the Air Intelligence Unit of Airport Customs intercepted three members of a family who were about to fly to Dubai on Wednesday morning, he said.
#WATCH | In a targeted op by AIU, Mumbai Airport Customs, a family of 3 Indian pax going to Dubai were intercepted. The baggage examination of the 3 led to seizure of foreign currency worth 4,97,000 USD (approx Rs 4.1 Cr). All 3 passengers were arrested: Customs
— ANI (@ANI) November 3, 2022
An examination of their baggage led to the recovery of USD 4,97,000 in cash, hidden inside sarees, footwear and in a bag, the official said.
All three were arrested and a local court sent them in judicial custody. Further probe is on, the official said.
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