Man Carrying Rs 24.5 Lakh In 4 Bags Caught From Rajdhani Express In Cuttack

Cuttack:  A joint team of General Railway Police (GRP) and Railway Protection Force (RPF) here on Wednesday detained a man, who was allegedly carrying Rs 24.5 lakh in Rs 10 and Rs 20 denominations in four bags.

The detainee has been identified as Arun Kumar Swain, a native of Serapur village in Jajpur district.

The team searched the four bags, following a tip-off, after New Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express arrived at Cuttack railway station and found Rs 1.4 lakh in Rs 10 denomination and the remaining in Rs 20 denomination.

 Over Rs 24 L Cash Seized From Passenger Travelling In Rajdhani Express At Cuttack

Swain had boarded the train at Bhubaneswar. He claimed that the cash was handed over to him by a person, who wanted him to deliver it to someone in Delhi. “We have begun a probe and the CCTV at Bhubaneswar railway station will be examined,” said a senior RPF official.

The Income Tax department has also been intimated about the seizure.

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