Operation Seal: 50 lakh cash recovered from bus rider in Punjab

During a blockade operation called Operation Seal-3, the local police in Muzaffarnagar recovered cash amounting to Rs 50 lakh from a man named Salim. The cash could not be accounted for, leading to the involvement of the Income Tax team. The investigation has been handed over to them, and the cash has been deposited in the Police Malkhana for safekeeping.
According to ASP Dr. Darpan Ahluwalia, the police had previously conducted a blockade at the Jharmari interstate border in Haryana. During this operation, Salim’s son, Islam, was stopped at a barrier and searched on a bus. It was during this search that the cash amounting to Rs 50 lakh was found in his possession. Salim was unable to provide any documentary evidence regarding the origin or purpose of the cash.
To further investigate the matter, the station in-charge, Ajitesh Kaushal, called in an Inspector from the Income Tax Department to the scene. The cash was handed over to the inspector for verification and investigation.

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