Jet Airways crew member arrested in New Delhi for carrying US dollars worth Rs 3.21 crores

New Delhi: A Jet Airways lady crew member was arrested in New Delhi on Monday for allegedly carrying US dollars worth Rs 3.21 crore, a Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) official said.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

"US dollars valued at Rs 3.21 crore recovered from a lady crew member of a Hong Kong bound Jet Airways flight last night at Indira Gandhi International airport," said the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence in a statement.

Later, confirming the arrest, a Jet Airways statement said: "During an inspection by a DRI team, a large sum of foreign currency was recovered from an employee of the airline. The employee has been taken into custody."

"Based on the investigations and inputs from law enforcement agencies, the airline will take further action," the statement added.

Updated Date: Jan 09, 2018 07:47 AM

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