New notes worth Rs. 46 lakh seized

December 02, 2016 11:39 pm | Updated 11:39 pm IST - Chikkamagaluru:

The accused with the seized money, in Chikkamagaluru on Friday.

The accused with the seized money, in Chikkamagaluru on Friday.

The police, on Friday, seized Rs. 46 lakh in new notes of Rs. 2,000, from three people here.

The accused are Kiran H.L, a resident of Kuvempu Nagar in Hassan, Kumar of Hemavati Nagar in Hassan, and Arun Kumar of Shantigrama village in Hassan taluk.

Acting on a tip-off, the Chikkamagaluru District Crime Investigation Bureau police stopped a car in Jayanagar and found the cash and a counting machine. The accused had no documents to show the source of the money. The police have seized the cash and car. Kiran is a cloth merchant, Kumar a goldsmith, and Arun Kumar a driver. Chikkamagaluru SP K. Annamalai said, “We have handed over the cash and the accused to I-T authorities.”

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