Now, new currency worth Rs 71 lakh recovered in UdupiDecember 03, 2016 10:32
Days after Karnataka Income Tax Department recovered over Rs 6 crore unaccounted cash, of which Rs 5.7 crore were in the new currency, from four government officials in the state, another seizure has been reported from Udupi.
Udupi police recovered Rs 71 lakh new currency from three car-borne persons in Karkala on Thursday.
According to The Hindu, the police team led by Udupi Circle Inspector Joy Antony got a tip-off and started checking vehicles plying on Udupi-Karkala road.
At around 7 pm, they stopped a brown car. After they found Rs 71 lakh, all in Rs 2000 notes, stored in a plastic bag in the car, the police called the income tax officials.