Man arrested with Rs one crore cash

Man arrested with Rs one crore cash

Sub-urban police arrested a person and recovered nearly Rs 1 crore from him at Tadapatrigalli here on Tuesday night.

Mahantesh Gondhi of Sirsi was arrested while carrying the cash of Rs 99.79 lakh in a bag, without the required documents, police said. 

While patrolling, South Traffic Police Station constables Shekhappa Bijali and B S Patil found him with a bag. Upon suspicion, they checked the bag and found the huge amount of cash in the bag.

Police said that one Vimal from Belagavi and Bharat from Hubballi gave money to Mahantesh and asked him to give it to arecanut trader Vivekanand Pai in Sirsi.

Sub-urban police and Income Tax Department officials are collecting more details. 

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