Goverdhan Vilas Police arrested two persons who were allegedly found in possession of over Rs. 1 crore cash, which they were illegally taking from Uttar Pradesh to Gujrat, today at 4.30 PM.
According to Police, a blockade was placed on Balicha Bypass from 4 PM to 7 PM on information of a source about people carrying cash from Uttar Pradesh to Gujrat in a Car.
A White Ford Endeavor (GJ 15-CA-3738) was stopped during the blockade. In the vehicle, Siraj Ahmed, resident of Balepur, UP and Hasan Ansari, resident of Sidharthnagar, UP were found in possession of cash over Rs. 1 Crore in a suitcase. When asked, they declined to have any documents related to the cash they were taking with them.
As informed by Police, Siraj has a scrap business in Daman and is also a member of Rashtriya Manvadhikar Forum. Siraj and Hasan were arrested and taken to the Police Station where Income Tax officials were also informed about the case.
Officials of Income Tax Office would be doing the further proceedings on Monday.
Police has filed the case and is looking into the same.