Rs 22 lakh unaccounted cash seized from man in Kannur district

Thursday, Oct 6, 2016,12:39 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kannur | Unaccounted cash to the tune of Rs 22 lakhs was seized from a 41-year-old man in Iritty here early, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team carried out vehicle checks at Vallithod near Iritty and seized the money from one Pradeepan, a native of Sangli in Maharashtra, who was travelling in a bus, they said.

During interrogation, the accused stated that the currency notes, in the denomination of Rs 1000, were meant to be handed over to a person in the district, police said.

Pradeepan was arrested and investigation is on, they added.