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Khadi Gram Udyog officials in CBI net for illegally converting demonetised notes

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Two employees of Khadi Gram Udyog Bhavan have been booked by the for allegedly helping some officials convert "black money" to the tune of Rs 17 lakh to new notes after

The accused had deposited Rs 17.07 lakh in demonetised currency notes in the account of Khadi Gram Udyog maintained with State of Bikaner and between November 9 and December 31, in violation of instructions from the government, the agency alleged.

The manager of Khadi Gram Udyog Bhavan issued an order prohibiting acceptance of demonetised notes at its Connaught Circus store on November 9, 2016, a day after Prime Minister Modi had declared withdrawing Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes from circulation.

However, it surfaced that head cashiers Sanjeev Malik and Yadav dishonestly exchanged old currency notes with new ones received through sales cashiers, the FIR alleged.

Malik and Yadav in conspiracy with each other kept new currency notes with them and obtained pecuniary advantage by corrupt and illegal means, it alleged.

The FIR alleged they deposited "of some suspected officers in the accounts of Khadi Gram Udyog at State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, Connaught Circus Branch".

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 20:23 IST