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Monserrate let off after quizzing

india Updated: Apr 03, 2011 03:41 IST

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Goa education minister Atanasio Monserrate, detained by the customs at the Mumbai airport for allegedly carrying unaccounted foreign and Indian currency, was let off on Saturday evening after hours of quizzing.

The minister’s associate was also released but his passport has been impounded, customs sources said.

“Monserrate, who was to fly to Dubai, was carrying US$25,000 Traveller's Cheque, over 70,000 dirhams and R1.25 lakh in cash," a customs official said.