Haryana: Three held with demonetized currency worth Rs. 1.43 crore
The Haryana Police claimed to have seized demonetized currency worth Rs. 1.43 crore from three persons.
The seizure was made after police conducted a raid at a house in Navdeep Colony in Haryana's Hisar district yesterday night.
The accused were identified as Guriqbal Singh, a resident of New Delhi, Sunil of Girawar village, and Praveen Kumar of Samar Gopalpur village of Rohtak.
Hisar: Demonetized notes worth Rs. 1.43 crore seized
Police couldn't ascertain motive behind this note-exchange during interrogation
During an investigation, the accused admitted that they had procured demonetized notes of Rs. 1,000 and Rs. 500 from a property dealer in Delhi by making a payment of Rs. 7.50 lakh in the new currency.
During the interrogation, police couldn't ascertain the purpose behind the purchase of the scrapped currency, said Harish Bhardwaj, police spokesperson.
A case has been registered, he added.