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I-T sleuths seize new currency worth Rs 2.35 crore in Assam

Officials Said A Survey Was Conducted By The Sleuths On The Business Premises Of The Trader That Led To The Seizure Of Rs 2.35 Crore In Cash, Both In Rs 2000 And Rs 500 Denominations.

PTI | Updated on: 23 Dec 2016, 08:48:44 AM
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Guwahati:

The Income Tax Department seized Rs 2.35 crore in new notes on Thursday from Nagaon district in Assam as part of its operations against black money hoarders in the wake of demonetisation.

Officials said a survey was conducted by the sleuths on the business premises of the trader that led to the seizure of Rs 2.35 crore in cash, both in Rs 2000 and Rs 500 denominations.

They said some "bundles" of Rs 100 were also seized and the majority of the new notes bundles were "not in series". The probe is in progress and some documents of sale and purchase are being scrutinised, they added.

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First Published : 23 Dec 2016, 08:40:00 AM

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