Demonetisation: Rs 5.68 lakh in new notes seized in Rajasthanhttps://indianexpress.com/article/india/demonetisation-rs-5-68-lakh-in-new-notes-seized-in-rajasthan-4427311/

Demonetisation: Rs 5.68 lakh in new notes seized in Rajasthan

As per a senior Income Tax department official, a total of over Rs 4.59 crore of unaccounted cash since November 8 has been seized in the state so far.

In yet another seizure, Deedwana police in Nagaur district have recovered Rs 6.72 lakh of unaccounted cash from a person, including Rs 5. 68 lakh in new Rs 2000 notes.

Rest of the amount is in Rs 100 and Rs 50 denomination, police said, adding they have detained Ajit Malik after he failed to give a satisfactory answer.

We have seized the money and forwarded the matter to Income Tax department for further investigation, SHO Deedwana, Jitendra Singh told PTI.

On Tuesday, police had detained five persons with Rs 14 lakh new notes out of a total of Rs 17 lakh from the city outskirts in Bhankrota.

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Another Rs 4 lakh, including one lakh in new Rs 2000 denomination was recovered from three persons near Taranagar of Churu district.

As per a senior Income Tax department official, a total of over Rs 4.59 crore of unaccounted cash since November 8 has been seized in the state so far.