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Kanpur GRP personnel with recovered bags.
- The suitcase was colored red in the Pantrykar of the freedom fighter fighter special train, the bag will be handed over to the Income Tax Department
An unclaimed bag full of notes was found in a Kovid-19 special train at Kanpur Central Station in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday night. Railway administration has handed over the bag to GRP and has informed the Income Tax Department. When the notes were counted, Rs 1.40 crore was recovered. 2000, 500, 200 and 100 rupee notes were kept in a red suitcase. It is feared that this money may be related to hawala business.
Suitcase will be handed over to income tax team
The freedom train Kovid-19 special train from New Delhi to Jayanagar reached Kanpur Central Station at around 8 pm on Tuesday night. During this time, the employees present in the Pantrykar informed the railway employees that there were red unclaimed bags inside the train. On this, a joint team of GRP and RPF along with the railway staff arrived inside the train and scanning the unclaimed back. After this, the GRP took the unclaimed bag and left the train stationed at Central Station for Jayanagar. When the bag was opened in the presence of GRP, RPF and Railway officials, it was filled with notes when the bag was brought to the office. Acting according to the rules, the information was also given to the Income Tax Department by the Railways. Today the bag will be handed over to the Income Tax Department.
3 hours counting notes
The personnel started counting the notes after 9 pm on the instructions of the high officials and it lasted for about three hours at 12:15. One crore 40 lakh rupees were found out of the bag. 1.25 crores are in the notes of five-five hundred, which has 250 pieces. Similarly, 12 lakh rupees are in the notes of two thousand rupees, which have six pieces. There are one lakh rupees in five bundles of two-hundred-hundred notes. There are two lakh rupees in 20 bundles of hundred notes.
Information given to income tax department
Railway officer Himanshu Kumar Upadhyay said that an unclaimed bag was found in the train. So when the GRP was opened in the presence of RPF, the bag was filled with notes. Acting as per the rules, the bags have been handed over to the GRP and the Income Tax Department has been informed.