Two persons, one of whom claimed he was a personal assistant of West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, were arrested from Asansol railway station on
Monday, following the seizure of unaccounted cash amounting to Rs 1 crore from their possession, railway police sources said.
Gautam Chattopadhyaya and Lakshmikant Shaw wereintercepted by the railway police at Asansol station, when,they were trying to board a train to Kolkata, they said.
Chattopadhyay, after his arrest, said he worked as anassistant to Ghosh.
"They were carrying a huge bag with them and weremoving suspiciously at Asansol station when the officersspotted them.
When we searched the bag, we found cash amounting to Rs 1 crore," they said.
During interrogation, both admitted that they weretaking the cash to Kolkata, the sources added.
A couple of days ago, the state police had seized overRs 1 lakh from BJP's Ghatal candidate and former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh's vehicle.