Air passenger detained for posessing 15 kg of silver

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Chennai: CISF personnel today detained a domestic air passenger who was found in possession of Rs seven lakh worth silver coins.

When CISF personnel checked the hand baggage of the man, who arrived from Pune, on suspicion, they found 15 kg of silver coins worth Rs seven lakh in it, airport sources said.

He was detained and would be handed over to Income Tax authorities for further investigation, they said.

PTI