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Three held with Rs 36 lakh under their shirts,Rs 10 lakh inside bag

The MRA Marg police on Saturday arrested three men during a routine bandobast for carrying Rs 46 lakh of unaccounted money,a major part of which was found stitched into special pockets of jackets wore under their shirts.

Written by Express News Service | Mumbai |
May 10, 2009 10:09:55 pm

The trio was booked for carrying unaccounted goods or cash

The MRA Marg police on Saturday arrested three men during a routine bandobast for carrying Rs 46 lakh of unaccounted money,a major part of which was found stitched into special pockets of jackets wore under their shirts.

The trio,Jagdish Vyas (30),Deepak Joshi (23) and Ramanbhai Patel (47) who hail from Gujarat,claimed that they were carrying the money from a company in Nanded to their office in Bhuleshwar but they had no receipts for it. They are in the police custody and have been booked for carrying unaccounted goods or cash under section 41(d) of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC). They will be produced in court on Sunday.

“The men came from Nanded in a bus and got off at Crawford Market from where they got into a taxi. Their taxi was stopped by our officers during a routine bandobast at around 9.30 on Saturday morning. On checking,the officers found cash up to Rs 36 lakh stitched into special pockets of jackets,which they wore under their shirts. Besides,Rs 10 lakh were found in a bag they were carrying,” said Senior Police Inspector S Babar of the MRA Marg police station.

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“The three men are employees of one Premkumar Kanchilal Angdiya and Company which has an office in Nanded. They were to take the money to the company’s office in Bhuleshwar. After we produce them in court tomorrow,we may be able to charge them under more sections and will also inform the Income Tax Department,” Babar said.

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