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Kerala: Saudi riyal worth Rs 45 lakh found concealed in bunch of bananas

Kerala: Saudi riyal worth Rs 45 lakh found concealed in bunch of bananas

At least Rs 45 lakhs in unaccounted Saudi riyal was recovered from two Dubai-bound passengers.

Kozhikode: Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized unaccounted Saudi riyal worth Rs 45.69 lakh from two Dubai-bound passengers at the Kozhikode airport on Thursday.

According to DRI officials, the currency was cleverly concealed in a bunch of bananas in the check-in luggage of the two passengers.

The passengers were scheduled to travel to Dubai on Indigo flight 6E-88 when the DRI officials acting on a tip off intercepted them.

Further details are awaited.