Over 13 Crores Seized In Raid On Law Firm In South Delhi, Rs. 2 Crore In New Notes

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police raided the office of a law firm in south Delhi’s Greater Kailash-I area and recovered over Rs. 13 crore in cash, of which Rs. 2.5 crore was in new currency notes.

According to the police, the law firm was raided around 10:30pm on Saturday. During the raid, police found cash worth Rs. 13.56 crore stashed in cupboards and suitcases.

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The cash was found in a cupboard inside the office of T&T law firm.

The raid was carried out by the Crime Branch at the office of T&T Law Firm, said a senior police officer.

Rs. 13.56 crore was recovered. Out of which, Rs. 2.5 crore was in new currency notes and the rest in old notes. The I-T department has been informed,” said the officer.

When the police team raided the office, most of the rooms were locked and only a caretaker was present.

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The notes stashed in suitcases.

Police are still searching for the firm’s promoter Rohit Tandon.

Police said more raids would be conducted in this connection.

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Rs. 2.5 crore in new notes were also found from the premises.

The tax department had searched the premises of Mr Tandon about 2 months ago. Then it had found documents related to Rs. 19 crore in unaccounted money, which had been kept as fixed deposit in a bank.

Bulk recovery of new currency notes shot up on Saturday with four similar incidents being reported including one in which the Income Tax (I-T) department recovered Rs. 5.7 crore cash in new notes secretly stashed inside the bathroom tiles of a hawala dealer in Karnataka’s Chitradurga district.

(With inputs from PTI)