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Gujarat police seizes Rs 76 lakh in Rs 2000 notes from car’s boot, 4 detained

india Updated: Dec 10, 2016 18:21 IST
HT Correspondent
Gujarat

Police sources said the cash was brought from Nasik and it was likely to be delivered to a person in Sachin district.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Surat police seized Rs 76 lakh in new Rs 2,000 currency notes from four people on Friday.

Based on specific tip off, the police intercepted a Maharashtra-registered Honda City (MH15 EP 4455) and recovered 3,800 notes of Rs 2,000 denomination from the boot of the car.

Surat income tax department officials will carry out a detailed probe.

Two of the detained were from Gujarat - identified as Girish Patel of Valsad and Dipti Patel, reportedly a fashion designer from Chikhli in Navsari district. The other two -- Rajkumar Singh and Arun Kashinath Amutar -- belonged to Nashik.

Police sources said the cash was brought from Nashik and it was likely to be delivered to a person in Sachin GIDC area.