You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

Rs 20 lakh defunct notes seized from Bhavnagar

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

Police today seized worth Rs 20 lakh in scrapped Rs 1,000 notes from a vehicle at Vartej crossroads near Bhavnagar district of Gujarat.

Babusinh Parmar, a construction contractor from Palitana, was carrying the currency notes on his four-wheeler allegedly after collecting them from a relative living in Bhavnagar, and was on his way to his home town in Palitana in the same district, police said.



Police stopped his car and found out that he was in an inebriated state. When his vehicle was checked, Rs 20 lakh in Rs 1,000-currency notes was recovered from his vehicle and he was detained.

"When asked about the source of the money and where he was carrying it, Parmar said that he had collected the money from his relative living in Bhavnagar," Vartej police official said.

"Parmar was booked under relevant sections of the motor vehicle act for drunk driving. He was detained and was seized and handed over to the department," the official said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

Rs 20 lakh defunct notes seized from Bhavnagar

Police today seized cash worth Rs 20 lakh in scrapped Rs 1,000 notes from a vehicle at Vartej crossroads near Bhavnagar district of Gujarat. Babusinh Parmar, a construction contractor from Palitana, was carrying the currency notes on his four-wheeler allegedly after collecting them from a relative living in Bhavnagar, and was on his way to his home town in Palitana in the same district, police said. Police stopped his car and found out that he was in an inebriated state. When his vehicle was checked, Rs 20 lakh in Rs 1,000-currency notes was recovered from his vehicle and he was detained. "When asked about the source of the money and where he was carrying it, Parmar said that he had collected the money from his relative living in Bhavnagar," Vartej police official said. "Parmar was booked under relevant sections of the motor vehicle act for drunk driving. He was detained and cash was seized and handed over to the Income Tax department," the official said. Police today seized worth Rs 20 lakh in scrapped Rs 1,000 notes from a vehicle at Vartej crossroads near Bhavnagar district of Gujarat.

Babusinh Parmar, a construction contractor from Palitana, was carrying the currency notes on his four-wheeler allegedly after collecting them from a relative living in Bhavnagar, and was on his way to his home town in Palitana in the same district, police said.

Police stopped his car and found out that he was in an inebriated state. When his vehicle was checked, Rs 20 lakh in Rs 1,000-currency notes was recovered from his vehicle and he was detained.

"When asked about the source of the money and where he was carrying it, Parmar said that he had collected the money from his relative living in Bhavnagar," Vartej police official said.

"Parmar was booked under relevant sections of the motor vehicle act for drunk driving. He was detained and was seized and handed over to the department," the official said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Rs 20 lakh defunct notes seized from Bhavnagar

Police today seized worth Rs 20 lakh in scrapped Rs 1,000 notes from a vehicle at Vartej crossroads near Bhavnagar district of Gujarat.

Babusinh Parmar, a construction contractor from Palitana, was carrying the currency notes on his four-wheeler allegedly after collecting them from a relative living in Bhavnagar, and was on his way to his home town in Palitana in the same district, police said.

Police stopped his car and found out that he was in an inebriated state. When his vehicle was checked, Rs 20 lakh in Rs 1,000-currency notes was recovered from his vehicle and he was detained.

"When asked about the source of the money and where he was carrying it, Parmar said that he had collected the money from his relative living in Bhavnagar," Vartej police official said.

"Parmar was booked under relevant sections of the motor vehicle act for drunk driving. He was detained and was seized and handed over to the department," the official said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Upgrade To Premium Services

Welcome User

Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services"

As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include:

  • Access Exclusive content - articles, features & opinion pieces
  • Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters - Choose multiple industries/genres
  • Access to 17 plus years of content archives
  • Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box
  • End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email)
  • NEW: Get seamless access to WSJ.com at a great price. No additional sign-up required.
 

Premium Services

In Partnership with

 

Dear Guest,

 

Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS.
Kindly visit the Manage my subscription page to discover the benefits of this programme.

Enjoy Reading!
Team Business Standard