In a major seizure, the Income Tax Department today recovered at least Rs. 2.3 crore cash in new currency notes from a local businessman. According to officials, I-T investigators raided the house and business entity of Amulya Das, owner of Mahim Enterprises in Nagaon town, this afternoon.
"The counting is not yet over. So far Rs. 2.3 crore have been recovered. All the cash are in new notes of Rs. 2,000 and Rs. 500. The amount may increase further," an official said.
When contacted, Nagaon Superintendent of Police Debaraj Upadhaya confirmed the development.