According to IT department officials, they received information about large cache of cash stored in an apartment, where only an old lady lived with her two dogs.
The matter was handed over to the Income Tax Department officials for further probe, he added. Meanwhile, the ED has seized a total of Rs. 2.18 crore from Chandigarh, out of which Rs. 17.74 lakh were found in new currency notes.
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Later, the officials entered the flat with the help of the police and other inmates of the apartment, and found that one room was locked. The cash includes Rs 2.25 crore in Rs 2000 notes. After he was summoned, the room was opened where cash was found. As per media reports, cash in excess of Rs 6 cr was found along with bullion of 7 kg and jewellery about 9 kg from the residences and offices of four Karnataka state government officers.
When the assessee of the wealth alleged that he could provide documents to prove the source of the money, the IT sleuths subsequently conducted a survey operation at a club with whom the said person is associated with to verify his claims. The entire unaccounted cash has been seized and further investigation is in progress, said IT officials. In a bid to curb the menace of black money from the nation, the Income Tax department and Enforcement Directorate is carrying out raids all across the country post demonetization. After a day long wait and follow-up, at around 11.30 pm, a two-wheeler was intercepted by the team, in which an amount of Rs 67.98 lakh in new Rs 2,000 notes was found and recovered. The officials seized a total of Rs 3.57 crore in cash from Karnataka and Goa, including Rs 2.93 in brand new notes.