Pakistani held with Indian currency in Bangladesh

DHAKA (TIP): A Pakistani national was detained at the Shahjalal International Airport on July 20 for carrying a large sum of Indian currency. The airport officials said Abdur Rahim,35, came to Bangladesh on a Qatar flight July 7, reported. He went to the airport early Sunday to retrieve two bags, Israt Jahan Ruma, assistant commissioner (customs), said.

Around Rs 5 million (about $83,000) in cash were found concealed in the bags. However, it was not immediately clear whether the banknotes were fake or real and whether the man holding a Pakistani passport was a member of any racket. Investigation is going on.

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