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3 Afghans caught in currency smuggling attempt

3 Afghans caught in currency smuggling attempt

LANDIKOTAL: Three persons were caught trying to bring in quite a substantial amount of foreign currency into Pakistan from Afghanistan.

According to official sources, the smugglers were arrested at Michini checkpost near Torkham border. The sources said that the security forces recovered 50,000 US dollars, 500,000 Saudi Riyals and Rs 200,000 from the luggage of three passengers during routine checking. The currency was being smuggled to Peshawar. The three accused, who were Afghan nationals, were identified as Sher Jan, Durrani and Mohammad Jan.