Foreign currency worth Rs 5,52,678 seized at Mangalore International Airport

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

Mangaluru : The Customs officials seized foreign currency worth Rs 5,52,678 at Mangalore International Airport on Monday March 1. The passenger who was intercepted is identified as Muzakkir Ahamed Faqui Ameda hailing from Honnavara of Uttara Kannada district. Muzakkir, who was set to travel to Dubai by flight No SG143, tried to smuggle the foreign currency […]

Over Rs five lakh in foreign currency seized at Mangaluru International Airport

Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Mangaluru : CISF officials detained a passenger at Mangaluru International Airport after he was found to be carrying various foreign currencies valued at over Rs five lakhs here on Saturday, January 11. On 11.01.2020 at about 06.30 hrs during the X BIS Screening at International SHA of ASG Mangalore, CISF official observed some suspicious image […]

Mangaluru : Man held for excessive foreign currency

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Mangaluru : The CISF personnel at Mangaluru International Airport took into custody a person found to be possessing foreign currency notes in excess of permissible limit at the airport on Sunday September 15. The arrested person is identified as Harry Stephan Antony D’Souza and was trying to travel to Dubai, when he was found to […]

Foreign currency worth Rs 25lakh seized

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: The officers of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Mangaluru held Sirajuddin Pallikke Kunhali (39), a resident of Kasargod District, Kerala at the Mangaluru airport for possessing foreign currency worth Rs 25,82,686. On Febraury 15, Sirajuddin was getting through check in and immigration formalities before boarding the Air India Express flight IX 813 destined […]

Rs 69.74 lakh valued 10 different countries currency seized at MIA

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
foreign currency

Mangaluru : The officers of Airport Customs, in a major operation at Mangaluru International Airport, seized assorted foreign currency notes of 10 countries, including US Dollars, Russian Roubles, EUROs, Pound Sterling etc equivalent to INR 69.74 lakhs. A passenger who was departing to Dubai on Saturday vide Air India Express flight IX-383 would attempt to […]

Dubai-bound man held with foreign currencies concealed in tea packets

Saturday, February 4th, 2017
foreign currency

Mangaluru: The officials of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) arrested a man after he was found with bundles of foreign currency concealed in tea and confectionery packets at Mangaluru International Airport on Thursday night. A press release said foreign currency, comprising US Dollars, Saudi Riyals, UAE Dirham and Australian Dollars, all adding up to Rs […]

Man from Bhatkal arrested at Mangaluru International Airport with foreign currency

Thursday, January 5th, 2017
foreign currency

Mangaluru: Acting swiftly on specific intelligence, officers of the Directorate of Revenue Inteligence (DRI), Mangaluru intercepted Mohammed Farooque Armar, 51, a native of Bhatkal at Mangaluru International Airport on Thursday after he was found to possess bundles of foreign currency concealed in biscuit and confectionery packets. Armar was supposed to board SpiceJet flight SG59 and […]

PM Narendra Modi has taken a brave step: Krishna J Palemar

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
Krishna J palemar

Mangaluru: “Step taken to eradicate the plague of fake notes by demonetising Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes by PM Narendra Modi is a brave step,” said former minister Krishna J Palemar. Speaking to the reporters on Tuesday at district BJP office, he said that Indian economy can see growth gradually by the decision […]

Smuggling in MIA; officials seized contraband values over Rs 52 lakh

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Mangaluru: In the month of September, Mangaluru International Airport customs officers have detected 18 cases of smuggling of contraband goods and recovered 1133.000 grams of gold, foreign currency equivalent to INR 12.74 lakhs and 236 cartons of foreign cigarettes having no statutory pictorial warning, totally valued over Rs.52 Lakhs. Dr M Subramaniyam, Commissioner of customs […]

Rs.6.13 lakhs Foreign Currency seized at Mangaluru Airport

Thursday, July 9th, 2015
Sudi Riyal

Mangaluru : The Customs officers at Mangaluru International Airport seized Foreign Currency value of 9000 Saudi Arabian Riyals, 23000 Qatar Riyals, 350 Omani Riyal, in various denominations, equivalent to Rs.6,13,068/- on Monday. The passenger Mohammed Ali hailing Nellikunnu,, Kasaragod during his departure from Mangaluru International Airport in the evening of Monday by Jet Airway flight […]

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