ED seizes Rs. 93 lakh in new currency from Karnataka

| Updated: Dec 13, 2016 14:40 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Dec. 13 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday seized Rs. 93 lakh in new currency notes from seven middlemen here. One of the ED officials presented himself as customer to these middlemen. The middlemen had some link with bank officials. The Enforcement Directorate is conducting further investigation to ascertain the links. Since November 8, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his government's move to demonetise high-denomination currency of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000, many cases of seizure of new cash has come to light. Recently, Rs. 13.50 crore were seized by the Income Tax Department from a law firm in Delhi's Greater Kailash out of which Rs. 2.61 crore were in new currency. (ANI)