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Invalid Rs 1,000 notes found floating in Ganga

Saturday, Nov 12, 2016,15:33 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Mirzapur (UP) | Demonetised Rs 1,000 notes were found flowing in Ganga river at Nayaghat area here, police said.

According to reports, boatmen got into a fight after spotting the invalid Rs 1,000 notes flowing in the river yesterday after which police was informed.

Nineteen Rs 1,000 notes in a torn condition have been recovered from the river, Superintendent of Police Kalanidhi Naithani said.

The authenticity of the notes will be known only after further investigations, the SP added.