Delhi law firm searches yield Rs 2.60 crore in new currency notes

Published: Dec 11, 2016, 14:24 IST | IANS

The Delhi Police have recovered Rs 13.65 crore in cash, including Rs 2.60 crore in new currency notes, as it raided a law firm here, the police said on Sunday

New Delhi: The Delhi Police have recovered Rs 13.65 crore in cash, including Rs 2.60 crore in new currency notes, as it raided a law firm here, the police said on Sunday.

An Interstate Cell of Crime Branch on Saturday conducted searches at the T$T law firm in in south Delhi, a police officer said.

"Out of the Rs 13.65 recovered, the team found Rs 7 crore in Rs 1,000 denomination, Rs 3 crore in 100-rupee notes, Rs 2.61 crore in Rs 2,000 denomination and remaining amount in notes of Rs 50 and 100," Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch) Ravindra Yadav told IANS.

A currency counting machine was also recovered from the premsies and the firm had just one guard,he said.

The firm is owned by Rohit Tandon. It is probably one of the several office premises which are used as cash godowns, Yadav said.

The Income Tax department has been informed and is now investigating the matter, he said.

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