Premnath Sah, an engineer in the Public Works Department (PWD) of the state, was going to Patna from Ranchi. On a tip-off, police stopped his vehicle near Tyre More of Ramgarh district on Sunday, around 45 km from Ranchi. A suitcase filled with cash was seized, police officials said.
Rs.20 lakh was recovered in Rs.1,000-denomination notes, while Rs.3 lakh was found in notes of Rs.500 denomination.
The engineer told the police that he received the cash through a middleman after selling his piece of land in Patna. Income tax officials were called in to ascertain the source of the money.
--IANS (Posted on 19-08-2013)