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Mumbai: Rs 1.36 crore in demonetised notes seized in Thane, 5 detained

Five persons were carrying Rs 1.36 crore in demonetised notes in Thane and were detained.

mumbai Updated: Mar 05, 2017 15:37 IST
PTI, Thane
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Thane crime branch seized old notes 1.29 crore at Thane on March 01(HT File Photo)

Police have seized Rs 1.36 crore in scrapped currency notes in Thane and detained five persons, an official said today

A team of police officials kept a vigil at the Upavan Lake area and nabbed five persons who were carrying Rs 1.36 crore in demonetised notes, said DCP (Zone-V) Sunil Lokhande.

The five were detained and the currency was seized, he added.

With this, the police in the last one week have seized Rs 3.52 crore in defunct bills and detained a dozen persons.

Among those apprehended were a doctor and a delivery boy who were caught with Rs1.29 crore in scrapped currency by the Thane crime branch (Unit-1) .

First Published: Mar 05, 2017 13:47 IST