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Customs foils bid to smuggle foreign currency from Lahore Airport

Customs foils bid to smuggle foreign currency from Lahore Airport

LAHORE: Customs (Airport) Traffic foiled a bid to smuggle foreign currency and arrested a Thai national at Allama Iqbal International Airport on Wednesday. The passenger was ready to depart for Bangkok.

Sources told Customs Today that during checking of passengers who were going to depart for Bangkok through Thai Airways, Customs Airport intercepted a passenger who was later identified as Sochi and recovered $75,000 from his possession.

The Thai national failed to provide any relevant documents. After his failure, customs team arrested the passenger and shifted him to undisclosed location for interrogation.