Indore STF arrests 7 people, seizes Rs 70.10 lakhs from secret wall chamber

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Manish Khatri, SP, Special Task Force, Indore (Photo/ANI)
Manish Khatri, SP, Special Task Force, Indore (Photo/ANI)

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], August 5 (ANI): Special Task Force (STF) Indore unit has arrested seven people for their involvement in hawala transactions and seized Rs 70.10 lakhs from a hidden chamber carved in a wall.

All the seven accused hail from Gujarat said Manish Khatri STF Superintendent of Police (SP), Indore.

He further informed that a currency counting machine, nine mobile phones, calculators among other things have also been seized from their possession.

"An information was received about the hawala business being carried out at Nakoda Complex at Jawara Compound, Indore after which STF raided the place. During the investigation, a secret chamber was found inside the wall of the flat, where the money was hidden. We have seized money from the spot and arrested seven people whose information is being given to the Income Tax Department," said the SP. (ANI)

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