Rs 1.16 crore in cash seized from car in Noida

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Noida, March 14: Over Rs 1 crore in cash was seized from a car here on Thursday amid restrictions clamped under the model code of conduct for the upcoming Lok Sabha election, police said.

The car was intercepted near Behlolpur village under Noida Phase 3 police station limits around 12.45 pm during a routine check, a senior official said.

“Around Rs 1.16 crore cash has been seized. The Income Tax authorities are being informed and suitable action being taken,” Gautam Buddh Nagar SSP Vaibhav Krishna said.

“The source and proposed destination of the cash is being ascertained,” he added.

Circle Officer, Noida 2nd, Piyush Kumar Singh, told PTI that the identity of the man was being verified and other investigation related to the seizure was under way.

Noida, part of Gautam Buddh Nagar parliamentary constituency, goes to polls on April 11. PTI