Rs 14 lakh in demonetised currency seized in Gurugram

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Gurugram, March 6 (IANS) Banned currency notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 of the face value of Rs 14,36,000 were seized by the police here, officials said.

Acting on a tip-off, the Crime Branch unit of Bilaspur seized the demonetised Indian currency from a car on Delhi-Mumbai National Highway, after creating a check post under the KMP Expressway flyover in early hours of Monday.

The police recovered 1,312 notes of Rs 1,000 denomination and 248 notes of Rs 500 denomination,a senior police officer told IANS.

He said that the person in the car could not explain why or how he was carrying the banned currency notes.

The officer added that police seized the currency notes under Section 102 of the Criminal Procedure Code and that the Income Tax Department has been informed.

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