Delhi: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested an air hostess working with airline carrier Jet Airways and recovered USD 4,80,000 (approx Rs. 3,21,00,000) from her possession on board Delhi-Hongkong flight at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here.
According to sources, she was allegedly carrying hawala money and transferring the seized amount to Hong Kong. The DRI has also raided an apartment in Vivek Vihar area in search of a person by the name of Amit, who was helping her in illegal money transfer.
The DRI is quizzing the accused and probing if there are other people involved with her.
As per rules, a person can only carry USD 2000 in cash on board a flight. With certain terms and conditions, the amount can go up to USD 4000.
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