Kyrgyzstan woman arrested with US $60,000 from IGI Airport

20 August 2017, 08:30 PM
CISF officials recover US $ 60,000 from
CISF officials recover US $ 60,000 from

A Kyrgyzstan woman  has been arrested from Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi,  carrying US $60,000 from her possession on Sunday.

Airport officials told the media that Central Industrial Security (CISF) officials on airport duty arrested the woman and handed her over to the airport custom officials.

“A CISF sub-inspector sighted the woman moving suspiciously in the airport campus. On suspecting foul play a woman official was called to intensively check the woman,” said an airport official.

An airport official not authorised to talk to the media told News Nation that the detained foreign nationalist has been identified as Baltabeva Zukhra and she was flying to Kyrgyzstan capital Bishkek on Air Manas flight no ZM1026.

The official added that CISF personnel on duty asked the foreign nationalist to pass the bag she was carrying through the scanner.

“On screening police found currency like matter than they opted for manual checking,” added the official.

He added on manual screening of her bag CISF officials found around US $60,000 from her bag.

Security officials a few minutes later found an unattended bag n the airport campus from which 13 bundles of US $ 100 were recovered.

The passenger denied the 13 bundles to be her.

First Published: Sunday, August 20, 2017 08:18 PM
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