Mika held at Mumbai airport released on bail

By: admin
Updated: 06 Feb 2013 11:10 PM


Mumbai:
Bollywood singer Mika Singh was on Wednesday arrested at the international
airport here for allegedly carrying Indian and foreign currency beyond
permissible limit, customs officials said.

Singh, who arrived
here from Bangkok by a private airline around 7.30 pm, was intercepted by
the officials.


During checking, he was found in possession of
$12,000 and Rs 3 lakh in cash, a senior Customs official said.

As
per Customs norms, Indian passengers coming from abroad and carrying over
Rs 7,500 and USD 5,000 need to make declaration about the same upon
arrival, he said.

The 35-year-old singer was unable to give
satisfactory answers about the currency in his possession, the official
said, adding his statement has been recorded.

Singh has been
arrested under relevant sections of customs act, he said.

However,
he was later released on bail.

Watch: Mika
held at Mumbai airport





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