Gujarat: Two detained for carrying 325 Rs 2000 notes in Dahod district

Acting on a tip-off, Garbada police intercepted a car and found 325 new currency notes of Rs 2,000 denomination and 3,000 notes of Rs 100 in a cloth bag.

| Dahod | Published:November 23, 2016 5:20 am

The Garbada police in Dahod district detained two persons for carrying cash worth Rs 9 lakh, including some amount in new currency notes, Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, Garbada police intercepted a car and found 325 new currency notes of Rs 2,000 denomination and 3,000 notes of Rs 100 in a cloth bag.

According to police, the accused, Dilip Baghle, and Ishwar Patel are employees of Shree Satpuda Tapi Parishad Shakari Sakar Karkhana Ltd. The duo told the police that they collected payment from a sugar merchant in Dahod and were on their way to Purshotam Nagar in Maha-rashtra’s Nandurbar district.

Police sub-inspector R B Katara said, “We have detained both the persons and also seized the cash. We have informed the income tax officers and they are questioning the Dahod-based wholesaler, Huseinbhai.”