Man detained at Chennai Airport with foreign currency

A Singapore-bound air passenger was detained here for allegedly trying to carry foreign currency worth about Rs 18 lakh, airport officials said today.

PTI| Last Updated: Sep 27, 2016, 11:00 AM IST

Chennai: A Singapore-bound air passenger was detained here for allegedly trying to carry foreign currency worth about Rs 18 lakh, airport officials said today.

The passenger from Chennai was found carrying American and British currencies in his hand baggage by Customs last night, they said.

He has been detained for inquiry, they added.