Anantapur, Jun 19: Police in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh have seized Rs 35 lakh in cash that was being transported in a vehicle allegedly belonging to the Sathya Sai Central Trust, and detained the vehicle's driver, a senior police officer said today.
"A vehicle carrying Rs 35 lakh in cash has been confiscated during checking at Kodikonda checkpost under Chilamanthur police station limits bordering Karnataka late last night. We have detained the vehicle driver and verifying from him the source of cash besides where it was being taken," Anantapur district Superintendent of Police Shah Nawaz Qasim told PTI over phone.
The vehicle allegedly belongs to Sai Central Trust and apart from the driver no one else was there inside. An amount of Rs 35 lakh that was kept in a bag in the vehicle has been seized, Qasim said. PTI