18/12/2016 9:26 AM IST | Updated 18/12/2016 9:33 AM IST

IT Seizes ₹400 Crore From Tea Seller-Turned-Financier In Surat


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SURAT -- The Income Tax Department on Saturday raided the premises of city-based tea seller-turned-financier Kishore Bhaijyawala and seized cash worth approximately ₹400 crores, including cash, bullion, jewellery and property papers from his possession.

The IT search was on on Bhajiyawala's premises by the time of filing this report.

Meanwhile, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) seized ₹30 lakh, of which ₹18 lakh were in new currency notes and 2.5 kg gold from the premises of a tailor in Mohali and Chandigarh.

(More details awaited.)

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