Old Currency Notes Worth Rs 3.5 Crore Seized at Nagaland Airport
Yesterday, 22nd November, 2016, at 10:07 o’clock a Bihar-based businessman travelling alone in a chartered jet was apprehended at the Nagaland airport for allegedly carrying old currency notes worth Rs 3.5 crore.
Old Currency Notes Worth Rs 3.5 Crore Seized:
According to reports it shows that, “sleuths of central security agencies and CISF questioned the man, identified as A Singh from Bihar’s Munger district, soon after his jet landed at the Nagaland airport.”
Later this case was handed over to local Income tax department. According to income tax department statement, “The man had come in here on a jet that had taken off from Sirsa in Haryana early yesterday.”
Firstly, the old currency detected was said to be Rs 5.5 crore but after IT authorities reported the final amount with him to be Rs 3.5 crore at Nagaland airport.
A special vigil has been deployed by security agencies and the Nagaland 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 Indian government.