20 February 2019
Bhubaneswar: Months before the general elections, a car with over Rs 10 crore concealed in its back seat cover was seized by police during a routine checking at Khallari Police Station area in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday.
Reportedly, the car bearing registration number of Uttar Pradesh (UP) was on its way from Cuttack in Odisha to Agra in UP when it was intercepted by police at Khallari, barely 120 kilometres away from Odisha-Chhattisgarh border.
Four people, including three men and one woman have been detained by the police. During questioning they revealed that the money belongs to an Agra-based businessman Avdhesh Agrawal, whose payment was due in Cuttack.
Police informed Income Tax Department about the incident after which income tax officials launched a probe to ascertain source of the huge amount.