Rs 74 lakh seized from customs officer, spouse at Bengaluru airport | Bengaluru Information


BENGALURU: A excessive drama ensued at Bengaluru’s Kempegowda Worldwide Airport (KIA) on Tuesday morning when an off-duty customs officer flying to Lucknow refused to open his cabin baggage for safety examine and amid his altercation with the CISF personnel, his spouse, who was within the queue for frisking, immediately ran to the restroom complaining of dizziness.
It was subsequently discovered that the officer was carrying Rs 74 lakh unaccounted money and costly devices and jewelry and his spouse had hidden Rs 10 lakh money and two iPhones in an airport rest room to evade the authorities.
KIA sources stated the incident unfolded round 9.30am when the person, recognized as Mohammed Irfan Ahmed, 35, a customs superintendent posted in Chennai with 11 years’ expertise, and his spouse Mumtaz Tahzeem, had been trying to clear safety examine to fly to Lucknow.
CISF officers on responsibility noticed one thing uncommon inside his purse and tried to bodily examine it, however he refused to cooperate. He tried to make use of his official place to wriggle out of the formality, however the officers didn’t budge.


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