TN native held at TVM airport for smuggling dollar worth Rs 59.96 lakh
Thiruvananthapuram: Customs Intelligence at Thiruvananthapuram International airport seized dollars worth Rs 59.65 lakh from a passenger on Saturday. Mohammad Mustafa, a native of Tamil Nadu was arrested for trying to smuggle the foreign currency to Dubai.
It is learnt that Muhammad Mustafa is a native of Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu. The accused was caught after customs received a tip-off on Friday. Following this, the customs intelligence unit caught Mustafa after checking his baggage.
During interrogation, he confessed that he tried to smuggle the money. He was later released on bail.