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Jet Air Hostess, accomplice held for smuggling dollars; sent to jail

IANS | New Delhi |

 A court here on Tuesday sent a Jet Airways crew and her accomplice, arrested on charges of involvement in the smuggling of US dollars worth Rs 3.21 crore, to two days’ judicial custody.

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Monday arrested Deveshi Kulshreshtha, who was on duty on a Hong Kong-bound Jet Airways flight, and her accomplice Amit Malhotra on charges of smuggling foreign currency.

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Both were presented before a Duty Magistrate here on Tuesday, who remanded them to judicial custody till January 11.

“US dollars worth Rs 3.21 crore were seized from a lady crew of a Hong Kong-bound Jet Airways flight on Monday night at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here,” a DRI statement said.