The cash was in notes of Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 denomination.
The police chief said that when questioned, the couple could not give satisfactory answers as to why they were carrying so much cash.
He said the income tax department had been informed about the recovery.
The police is on alert in Haryana and some parts of Punjab as the judgement of a CBI court into the murder of Sirsa-based journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati, in which controversial Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim is an accused, is likely to come on Friday (January 11).
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