Police seize piles of demonetised Rs 500 and 1000 notes from ex-corporator
There are still piles of demonetised Rs 500 and 1000 notes in the country with many powerful politicians. The Bangalore police has captured huge piles of demonetised Rs 500 and 1000 notes at the office and residence of a former corporator while conducting searches at his premises in a kidnapping case.
The police said V Nagaraj popularly known as "Bomb Naga," formerly a history-sheeter, was not present either at his home or office at Srirampura during the searches and had reportedly escaped.
It said the police personnel had to enter the former corporate's office by breaking open its window.
The officials said they recovered a huge amount of cash, some documents and sharp weapons, and are investigating the case.
"We have got old notes, land documents and sharp weapons.
It is under investigation. Once the search operation and panchnama is completed, we will come back to you with details," Additional Commissioner of Police (Bengaluru East) Hemant Nimbalkar told reporters.