In a shocking revelation in the Delhi's Greater Kailash raid, it has been reported that the accused Rohit Tandon kept a close watch on stacks of cash that he had kept at his residence and he watched the raid live on his mobile.
Rohit Tandon's residence was raided by Delhi Police crime branch on Saturday night, wherein they found cash worth Rs 13.65 cr, including at least Rs 2.61 cr in new Rs 2,000 currency notes.
His office/residence in Greater Kailash was covered with network of CCTV cameras. The feed of the security cameras was directly relayed on his mobile phone, sources said.
Furthermore, the crime branch is reportedly scanning the list of his clients as it includes an arms dealer, who is now out on bail, and Gautam Khaitan, arrested in AugustaWestland scam.
The police seeks to known whether their legal fee was paid in cash or cheque.
On Sunday morning, the investigating agencies completed counting of money recovered from the Delhi businessman Rohit Tandon’s house in Greater Kailash on Saturday night. The total cash recovered cash worth Rs 13.65 cr cash out of which Rs 2.61 cr is new Rs 2,000 currency notes.
The cash was handed over to Income Tax Department.
From the recovered money, roughly Rs 7 cr was in Rs 1000 notes, Rs 3 cr in Rs 100 notes and 2.61 cr in Rs 2,000 new notes, the rest was Rs 50/500 notes.
On Saturday night, Delhi Police Crime branch led the raid on Tandon’s law firm T&T located at R 89, Greater Kailash –I, New Delhi.
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The raid led the investigators to massive amount of cash stashed in luggage bags, wall cabinet and boxes. The counting of the notes was carried out throughout the Saturday night.
Cops believe that the huge amounts of cash recovered in new denominations belong to black racketeers.
When the police team raided the office, its rooms were locked and a caretaker was present. Police said more raids would be conducted in this connection.
The IT department had searched Tandon about 2 months back as well in which they had recovered documents related to Rs 19 cr of unaccounted money, kept as fixed deposit in bank.