Cash seized from flower vendor
Flying squad officials seized unaccounted cash of Rs 6 lakhs from a wholesale flower vendor of Chennai who was travelling in a car, near Samayapuram on the Tiruchirapalli-Chennai National highway near here today.
Official sources said the flying squad officials intercepted the car and effected the seizure.The flower vendor Johnson told the officials that he was carrying the money to give advance to a group of horticulture farmers at Vaiyampatti for regular supply of flowers to him.
But he failed to produce supporting documents for his claim.
The officials told him to produce necessary documents and to get back the money. They handed over the money to district treasury authorities, the sources added.
(Posted on 09-04-2014)