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Four passengers detained with huge cash at Dibrugarh Airport

Dibrugarh police on Wednesday detained four passengers from Dibrugarh Airport while they were trying to carry a huge amount of cash from Dibrugarh to Delhi.

They have been arrested while their luggages were scanned before boarding into Indigo flight no. 6E 6772 to Delhi.

The arrested persons are identified as Mohammad Jalaluddin Talukdar, Sanjay Kumar Swami, Sajan Singh and Ram Avatar Swami. They were carrying the amount of around Rs 79 lacs in two cartons from Khonsa district of Arunachal Pradesh.

The money has been said to be given by one Bijoy Shankar Agarwalla.

According to sources, the passengers were going to Rajasthan after collecting the money from Bijoy Shankar Agarwalla.

Dibrugarh Superintendent of police Prateek Vijay Kumar Thube said, “Today we have arrested four persons from Dibrugarh Airport while boarding at New Delhi flight with a huge cash of Rs 79 lakh. We have handed them over to Income Tax department for further investigation. Right now we cannot say anything because Income Tax department is looking after the matter,”.

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