Indian arrested in Kuwait for money laundering

Kuwait City


An expatriate Indian has been arrested on arrival at the Kuwait International Airport on charges of money laundering, media reported.

The unidentified Indian, who flew from India, was found with an undeclared amount of 12,000 Kuwaiti dinars (over $42,550) in cash in his luggage by a customs officer, Arab Times reported Wednesday.

He has been referred to the authorities concerned for further investigations.

According to Kuwait law, passengers are not allowed to carry more than 3,000 Kuwaiti dinars in cash. - IANS