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Rs 12.35 lakh cash seized in Rajkot

B Division police found Rs 8 lakh from those riding the scooter in Rs 2000 bills, while the rest amount was in Rs 100 denomination.

By: Express News Service | Rajkot |
December 17, 2016 5:05:06 am
demonetisation, demonetisation raid, rajkot money seizure, rajkot, money scam, rajkot demonetisation, rajkot raid, rajkot black money, indian express news, india news, ahmedabad news, rajkot news Two detained men have been identified as Ashok Koshiya, a resident of Bhagvatipara, and Kaushik Rajyaguru, a resident of Mavdi plot. (Representational image)

Rs 12.35 lakh cash was seized from separate locations in Rajkot and two people were detained in this connection, police said Friday.

While Rs 8.35 lakh was seized Thursday night by B Division police when they intercepted a scooter and question the two riders, Rs 4 lakh was recovered by Bhaktinagar police from the same location where they had detained a taxi driver with Rs 8 lakh cash hours ago.

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B Division police found Rs 8 lakh from those riding the scooter in Rs 2000 bills, while the rest amount was in Rs 100 denomination. The two detained men have been identified as Ashok Koshiya (30), a resident of Bhagvatipara, and Kaushik Rajyaguru (33), a resident of Mavdi plot.

Meanwhile, Bhaktinagar police Thursday night found a 200-note wad of Rs 2000 near Employees State Insurance Hospital on 80 Feet Road from where they had picked up one Hiren Joshi with 400 notes of Rs 2000 denomination. During interrogation, Joshi had revealed that he had thrown away the wad of Rs 2000 notes when he saw police approaching him, said Inspector Vikram Lamba. Police said Joshi, a taxi driver in Gondal, had taken the responsibility of delivering the cash to a man in Rajkot for commission. Joshi claimed one Kuldeepsinh Parmar in Gondal had given him the cash.

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