Man carrying foreign bills worth Rs200m arrested


LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested on Wednesday a passenger at the airport for carrying foreign currency worth over Rs200 million.

According to the FIA, Zeeshan Naseer, of Shahdara, was to board a Dubai-bound flight. He was carrying 1.45 million euros, 1.59 million UAE dirham , $10,000 and 2,500 pounds. He was handed over to the FIA’s corporate crime circle for legal action.

A source in the FIA told Dawn that the suspect had laundered a huge foreign currency to Dubai. “He belongs to a travel agency and the FIA today raided it and also seized Rs20 million from there,” he said.

The source said the suspect was traveling along with his sister-in-law and her two children. The FIA released the other three as they had no connection with the crime of the suspect.

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