Actor detained at airport for carrying Ind rupees beyond limit

Joshi, along with comedian Vijay Pawar, who is widely known as 'VIP' and a lady, were intercepted at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here, after their return from Bangkok. While Joshi and Pawar were found with a cash of Rs one lakh each in their possession, the latter was found carrying Rs 40,000, the official told PTI.

The official said as per the Customs Rules, Indian passengers can carry Indian currency only up to Rs 7,500, while returning from abroad.

The three are being questioned and are likely to be booked for violation of Customs Act, the official added.

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