Continuing crackdown on illegally hoarded money, the Somwarpet police seized Rs 30 lakh in new Rs 2,000 currency notes from a resort in Kodagu. Two persons have been arrested for hoarding the cash illegally.
Two person, one of them identified as a Taluk Panchayat member checked into a resort in Somwarpet on Friday evening. After receiving a tip off about the duo carrying huge amounts of cash illegally, the police raided them. The raid unearthed Rs 30 lakh in new notes and some bundles in Rs 100 notes.
The police have seized the money and are verifying the details of how the money was sourced and where it was being transported to.