Man arrested from train with Rs 38 lakh

Kolkata
6 Jan 2019

A man was arrested Sunday from a train at Kharagpur railway station for carrying an unaccounted sum of Rs 38 lakh, police said. The man was apprehended when Government Railway Police (GRP) was conducting a random check in Puri-Kamakhya Express when the train arrived at Kharagpur station. The man, who claimed to be a resident of Ghatal in West Midnapore district of West Bengal, could not provide any satisfactory explanation for carrying Rs 38 lakh in his baggage and could not account for its source also, police said. The 46-year old man was arrested and the money was seized, the police said, adding that he will be produced in court on Monday. (PTI)