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Man held for trying to smuggle dollars to Iran

Man held for trying to smuggle dollars to Iran

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Oct 18, 2012 - 17:46

HERAT CITY (PANinfo-icon): A man was detained on the charge of smuggling $50,000 to Iran in western Herat province, an official said on Thursday.

The man, seeking to transfer the money illegally in a taxi, was held by counter-terrorism police, the police spokesman, Col. Noor Khan Nekzad, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Under the central bank’s rule, a person can take up to $20,000 out of the country in cash. Higher amounts are to be transferred through banks.

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