Bihar businessman was caught carrying Rs. 5.5 crores in old demonetized currency

Rs 500, Rs 1,000, old notes

A Bihar-based businessman travelling alone in chartered jet was caught on Tuesday at the Nagaland airport on Tuesday for allegedly carrying Rs. 5.5 crores in demonetized currency.

As per media sources, officials told sleuths of central security agencies. CISF has been questioning the man sibce then and identified him as A. Singh from Bihar’s Munger district, soon after his jet landed here.

They said the jet had taken off from Sirsa in Haryana early today.

“The CISF sleuths acted on some prior inputs and intercepted the passenger as soon as he landed here. He is being questioned and the cash being verified.”

Now, a special vigil has been deployed by security agencies and the airport guarding Central Industrial Security Force in the wake of the demonetization of the two large currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 by the government.

 

Wefornews bureau

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