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CISF finds forex worth Rs 2.7crore in possession of passenger at metro stn | Delhi News

New Delhi: A 48-year-old passenger at Punjabi Bagh West metro station was found carrying various denominations of foreign currencies worth Rs 2.7 crore on Tuesday. After CISF personnel detected the passenger with foreign currencies, the Enforcement Directorate seized all the notes.
According to CISF officials, XBIS screener HC Rajeev Ranjan of CISF noticed currency bundles in the baggage of a male passenger, who resides in Kirari Suleman Nagar in Delhi, around 1.20 pm. After CISF personnel alerted his seniors, they reached the spot. “On enquiring, the passenger provided incoherent statements. The passenger said that he works as assistant manager at a travel agency at Greater Kailash II and was carrying foreign currencies for exchange purposes,” said a CISF official.
“The passenger was brought to station control room and on receiving information, ED and DMRC personnel reached at the spot, enquired the matter and didn’t get satisfied by the documents and statement produced by the passenger,” said a CISF official.
The currencies were counted at the station control room in the presence of DMRP, ED and CISF. Foreign currencies worth Rs 2.7 crore (2,00,000 AED ,1,20,000 USD, 20,000 Canadian Dollars, 25,000 Singapore Dollars, 25,000 Euro, 50,000 AUD, 4,000 CHF, 30,000 GB Pounds and 12,00,000 THB) were found. “At about 5.45 pm, ED personnel seized all the currencies in his possession and took the passenger to their office for further necessary action,” said CISF.