Currency seized from foreigner at airport

LAHORE – Customs authorities at the Lahore airport confiscated foreign currency from a teacher of a foreign university and allowed him to travel to London on Saturday.

As per details, Andrew John was travelling by PIA flight Pk-757 to London when Customs officers recovered 13,000 British pounds from him. After involvement of principal of an educational institution in Lahore, the teacher was allowed to travel after confiscation of the currency recovered from him. The passenger assured Customs officers that he was going to London to spend his Christmas holidays and he would join the investigation on his return. A Customs officer said a case would be registered against the accused under the relevant law if he fails to satisfy the authorities during the investigation on his return.

Man dies at airport

A passenger breathed his last at Allama Iqbal International Airport during briefing when he was getting his boarding pass for a Mashhad-bound flight on Saturday.

A Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) official said that Muhammad Yousaf (38), a resident of Gujrat, was going to Iran on a visit visa when he fell on the ground all of a sudden.

He in fact suffered a heart attack and died at the scene. CAA Duty Terminal Manager Chaudhry Ghaffar handed over Yousaf’s body to his family after completion of legal formalities.



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