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

Gujarat police Friday in Surat arrested four persons with Rs 76 lakh, all in new Rs 2000 currency notes.
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)
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)
Updated on Dec 10, 2016 06:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Surat

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.

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