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.”