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A dead train passenger leaves behind a bag of gold biscuits and currency notes worth a crore

The Railway Police Of Kharagpur On Saturday Found Over Rs 99 Lakh In Cash And Three Gold Biscuits From The Belongings Of A Passengerwho Died During His Journey From Raipur To Howrah, Police Said.

PTI | Updated on: 20 Aug 2016, 05:28:41 PM
A bag, gold biscuits, a crore Rupees and a dead passenger


The railway police of Kharagpur on Saturday found over Rs 99 lakh in cash and three gold biscuits from the belongings of a passengerwho died during his journey from Raipur to Howrah, police said.

Subhas Chand Surana (55), a passenger of Mumbai CST-Howrah Geetajnali Express who was travelling alone, fellunconscious after the train left Tatanagar railway station. His co-passengers informed the authorities at Kharagpur,the next station, and he probably died due to a heart attack,a DSP rank officer of Kharagpur railway police said.

After removing Surana's body and his belongings, thepolice found Rs 99,03,490 in cash mostly in the denominationof Rs 1000 inside a bag and three gold biscuits. The officer, who did not wish to be named, said the casewould be handed over to the Midnapore West district police whowill investigate about the nature of the cash and the goldbiscuits. Surana's family has been informed about his death. 

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First Published : 20 Aug 2016, 05:19:00 PM