South African arrested for forex smuggling from IGI Airport

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New Delhi, Jan 15 (UNI) Airport Customs officials have arrested a South African national for allegedly trying to smuggle out US dollars worth lakhs.

Okechukwu Victor Ikenna (40) was caught at the IGI Airport here on January 13 last after he was found moving around suspiciously at the departure lounge, according to the Airport Customs.

''His examination lead to the recovery of 67,000 US dollars concealed inside a false cavity at the bottom of his suitcase.'' The South African national was on his way to Hong Kong when he was intercepted and questioned.

He was later arrested yesterday.

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