Rs. 69 lakh seized from Mumbai airport; 4 held

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Customs officers seized around Rs. 69 lakh in two separate cases, which included recovery of Rs. 25 lakh in Rs. 2,000 notes. The Air Intelligence Unit made these seizures on Wednesday morning at the international airport here and arrested four people.

In the first case, foreign currency worth over Rs. 43 lakh was recovered from Shaikh Waheed Ali, Mohammed Sohail, and Shaikh Pasha who came from Hyderabad.

In the second case, one Arif Koyante who was leaving for Dubai, was arrested after Rs. 25 lakh, in denominations of Rs. 2000, was seized.