Rs 2.6 crore in new notes among Rs 13.56 crore seized from Delhi law firm


NEW DELHI: Delhi Police raided the office of a law firm in southeast Delhi’s Greater Kailash-I area yesterday, and recovered Rs 13.56 crore in cash.

Out of the money recovered, Rs 2.6 crore was in new banknotes released after demonetisation.

The raid was carried out by the Crime Branch at the office of T&T Law Firm, a senior police officer said.

“Rs 13 crore was recovered. Out of which Rs 2.6 crore was in new currency notes and the rest in old notes. The I-T department has been informed,” the officer said.

The Income Tax department is still searching the premises.

PHOTO: New banknotes (released post-demonetisation) worth Rs 2.6 crore were seized

When the police team raided the office, its rooms were locked and a caretaker was present.

Police are searching for the firm promoter, lawyer Rohit Tandon.

Two weeks ago, the I-T department had seized unaccounted money worth Rs 19 crore from his bank accounts. The total value of his unaccounted income that has been found so far exceeds Rs 160 crore.
Police said more raids would be conducted in connection with this case.