Joint Commissioner of Delhi Police Ravindra Yadav on Sunday said the Income Tax (IT) Department is investigating the source of Rs 2.60 crore amount seized in new Rs 2000 notes from a law firm in South Delhi’s Greater Kailash area on Saturday night.
“Income Tax Department is inquiring the source of Rs. 2.60 crore amount seized in new Rs. 2000 notes from the law firm. Two counting machines have been recovered from the firm and the case has been registered with IT Department and Enforcement Directorate (ED),” Yadav told media.
A massive search operation is underway to nab the perpetrators, Business Standard reported.
In a joint raid conducted by the Income Tax Department and Delhi Police, approximately Rs 13.50 crores was seized from the law firm.
Rs 3 crore in the seized amount of Rs 13.5 crore is in denomination of Rs 100, Rs 7 crore in 1000 notes, Rs 2.60 crore in 2000 notes and rest in Rs 50 and others.