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Noida: Unaccounted cash worth several hundred crores recovered as IT raids ex-IPS officer's premises

The IT official reached Noida Sector 50 on late Sunday evening. The search operation is still going on and the officials would brief the media once the search operation is over, the source added.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: February 01, 2022 7:37 IST
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Noida: 'I-T recovers huge cash from ex-IPS officer's premises'

Highlights

  • The cash was recovered during the search operation, which was initially called a survey operation
  • Bundles of currency notes of Rs 2,000 and 500 denominations were recovered
  • As of now, the department has not made any official statement

The Income Tax Department, which conducted search operation at the premises of a former IPS official in Noida Sector 50, have recovered unaccounted cash worth several hundred crores. The cash was recovered during the search operation, which was initially called a survey operation. Bundles of currency notes of Rs 2,000 and 500 denominations were recovered. 

However, as of now, the department has not made any official statement.

As per the information, the former IPS official is said to be very close to the Samajwadi Party.

A source said that they received information that cash of several crore rupees was kept in the basement of the building in Noida Sector-50.

The source further said that the former IPS was running a firm from the basement, which has 650 lockers. The department is investigating whether it has any connection with benami property or not.

The IT official reached Noida Sector 50 on late Sunday evening.

The search operation is still going on and the officials would brief the media once the search operation is over, the source added.

(With inputs from IANS)

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