New Delhi: A Jet Airways crew member was arrested in New Delhi on Monday for allegedly carrying US dollars worth Rs Rs 3.21 crore, a Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) official said.
- Crew member was arrested from Hong Kong bound flight on Monday
- US Dollars valued at Rs. 3.21 crore recovered from crew member: DRI
- Jet said that it will take action based on investigations from DRI
"US Dollars valued at Rs 3.21 crore recovered from a lady crew member of a Hong Kong bound Jet Airways flight last night at Indira Gandhi International airport," said the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence in a statement.
Later, confirming the arrest, a Jet Airways statement said: "During an inspection by a DRI team, a large sum of foreign currency was recovered from an employee of the airline. The employee has been taken into custody."
"Based on the investigations and inputs from law enforcement agencies, the airline will take further action," the statement added.