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Rs 99 lakh, gold biscuits found from dead passenger’s bag in West Bengal

After removing the passenger's body and his belongings, the police found Rs 99,03,490 in cash mostly in the denomination of Rs 1000 inside a bag and three gold biscuits.

By: PTI | Midnapore (wb) |
August 20, 2016 5:59:01 pm
gold biscuit, indian railways recovery, indian railways, train, train death, indian railways police, west benagl, west bengal news His co-passengers informed the authorities at Kharagpur, the next station, and he probably died due to a heart attack, a DSP rank officer of Kharagpur railway police said. (Source: File)

The railway police of Kharagpur on Saturday found over Rs 99 lakh in cash and three gold biscuits from the belongings of a passenger who died during his journey from Raipur to Howrah, police said. Subhas Chand Surana (55), a passenger of Mumbai CST- Howrah Geetajnali Express who was travelling alone, fell unconscious after the train left Tatanagar railway station.

His co-passengers informed the authorities at Kharagpur, the next station, and he probably died due to a heart attack, a DSP rank officer of Kharagpur railway police said. After removing Surana’s body and his belongings, the police found Rs 99,03,490 in cash mostly in the denomination of Rs 1000 inside a bag and three gold biscuits.

The officer, who did not wish to be named, said the case would be handed over to the Midnapore West district police who will investigate about the nature of the cash and the gold biscuits. Surana’s family has been informed about his death.

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