Kerala: DRI recovers Rs. 45.69 lakh concealed in bunch of bananas

| Updated: Feb 01, 2017 14:04 IST

Kozhikode (Kerala) [India], Feb. 1 (ANI): 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. (ANI)
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